Do drywells need to be filled with gravel?
Posted by Andy Cook on August 03, 1999 at 17:38:48:
I'm about to dig a couple of drywells to catch roof runoff, and was curious if it was necessary to fill them with gravel, and what the purpose of the gravel is. I thought to use open bottom barrels of some sort for the wells - those with tops strong enough to avaoid caving in. Is that all the gravel is for, strength? Seems like it takes up a lots of space that water could be ....


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