Driveway Drainage

Driveway Drain Systems

Standing water, rotted siding and damaged foundations can be avoided with a trench drain system.

Trench drains, also known as channel drains, are perfect for redirecting water away from your garage and foundation. Prevent flooding and other collateral damage by installing a channel at the mouth of your driveway. Storm water can be diverted to a lower point or existing drainage runs.

Consider where the water will be directed to, how much water you could potentially deal with and what type of traffic will be crossing the grates. When you have a plan in place that includes the outlet, contact our experts to help you determine will work best for you.

3 Considerations

Life Expectancy

Smaller inexpensive channels may not pass the test of time. Additionally, driveways may not see daily heavy traffic yet occasional delivery trucks and other large equipment can easily damage grates and trenches.


Prices can vary widely depending on the type of channel and grates used. Our experts can help you find what you need and stay within your budget.

Water Capacity

Driveways on a hill with a heavy rain can create a high amount of water in a hurry.

Proven Solutions

6″ Dura Slope


Z886 – HDPE

POLYCAST 600 – Polymer Concrete

ULMA U100K – Polymer Concrete

EconoDrain – Trench Former

Recommendations / Comparisons

ID: 3.94″ OD: 5.11″

GPM: 154

Catch Basin Available

Length:  39.37″

Slope: 0.5%

Material: Polymer Concrete with Galvanized Edging

Load Rating: A – C

ID: 4″ OD: 6″

GPM: 396

Catch Basin Available

Length:  48″

Slope: 0.7%

Material: HDPE

Load Rating: A – D

ID: 4″ OD: 6.25″

GPM: 470

Catch Basin Available

Lengths: 24″, 48″

Slope: 0.65%

Material: Polymer Concrete

Load Rating: C – F

ID: 4″ OD: 6.25″

GPM: 530

Catch Basin Available

Length: 80″

Slope: 0.75%

Material: HDPE

Load Rating: C – F

ID: 3.98″ OD: 5.3″

Catch Basin Available

Length:  1/2 m, 1 m

Slope:  No

Material: Fiberglass

Load Rating: A – C

ID: 4″, 6″, 8″, 12″
OD: 6″, 8″, 10″, 14″

GPM: 86 – 3,918

Catch Basin Available

Length: 96″

Slope: 0.5%

Material: (poured concrete)

Load Rating: C – F


“Trench Drain Systems has been very good at providing complete quotes, answering questions we have had, and getting quotes to us quickly.”

Bill ShankSpoerr Precast Concrete Inc.

“Excellent customer service and during the whole process I always felt that you had my back and were committed.”

Guido W.Pleasantville, NY

“Thanks for taking the time to go over different trench drain covers. It was much appreciated!”

Mario C.Rafn Company

“The product was great and your company was great to work with!”

Dustin EnglandEngland Construction Tooele, UT
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