How should I regrade my lot?

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Old 03-20-14, 10:44 PM
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How should I regrade my lot?

I hope I did a good enough job with these images. Bear with me. If you need any more images, please let me know. It's a busy weekend, but I should be able to get some.

Here is a diagram of our lot (the red shows least and worst areas):
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Here is an entire album of issues we have been having with water:
Boggy Yard - Imgur
(You can ignore the pictures of drawings before the diagram at the end - was working out possible French drain or dry creek bed options.)

How should I regrade this lot? I am thinking a swale would benefit us. Possibly one that goes from side yard, down fence line (seen on left side in top-down view), and bending around alongside the garage.

What do you all think?
 
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Old 03-21-14, 06:09 PM
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Sort of like a repeat of this thread, too:http://www.doityourself.com/forum/ro...intrusion.html
 
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Old 03-21-14, 11:50 PM
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That topic seemed to have lost traction, unfortunately. Was hoping this one might attract more with an appropriate title.
 
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