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1892 Water Penetration Due to Subgrade Soil Conditions - Surface Water Control
 
1892 Water Penetration Due to Subgrade Soil Conditions - Surface Water Control -

Image Text: Even though the grading around the house appears appropriate, the downspout discharge percolates down to the clay layer and collects next to the foundation where it may find its way into the building > wall framing > downspout > floor framing > foundation wall > water flow > porous soil (e.g. sand) > impervious soil (e.g. clay) > perimeter drainage tile > basement

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