Today we want to feature a trench drain installation done by a plumber in SW Florida who had never installed trench drain before. The first thing that was done was to install the catch basin. Note that the basin has installation brackets to easily level and secure the basin in the correct location (unlike many of the other commercial systems on the market). Next notice that the basin has a piece of pipe integrally cast into the basin that makes connection easy. Not need to
Dura Trench manufactures custom trench drain out of many different materials. This ornamental trench drain grate was specifically created for a customer to be extremely durable and long wearing. This trench drain grate is beautiful on the slight angle elevating the design of this space. This application was a pedestrian bridge in the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in California. When designing public transit items the use is constant and the expected life span is usually 50+
Eric'sons was able to improve on the original trench drain design of this VDOT project. Multiple jack and bore pipe connections under I-264 were eliminated by the DuraTrench product. With its long +300ft continuous sloped runs the drains were able to tie into existing box culverts. Eric'sons manufactured custom flumes from the trench, at a steep angle, which attached to the crown of the existing concrete box culverts. The overall DuraTrench design improved the flow of solids
While currently in the Covid19 pandemic it is hard to imagine a worse time. This picture gives a little hope. The people of Louisiana suffered one of the worst flooding due to hurricane Katrina in 2005. As a result, this seawall with thousands of feet of Dura Trench drain was installed to protect the area. We will get through this pandemic and recover!