The Q&A Archives: How can I drain water away from my sidewalk?

Question: I have low spots in my lawn that results in water pooling onto my sidewalk near my side porch entrance.It is often wet and can i drain this water awy without use of a pump?

Answer: To move standing water out of a low lying area in your yard, a ?curtain drain? works well. A curtain drain is a shallow trench dug to collect water from low lying areas and run it away via a perforated drain pipe surrounded by stone and covered by filter cloth.

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