Where should the water go?

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Old 06-12-20, 11:11 AM
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Where should the water go?

Got my new driveway and now I want to have the water from the roof downspout in the lower right go somewhere preferably good. My thought is a 90 down the driveway instead of the one shown which is 90 to the left. I'm thinking if the water goes on the upper side of the drive, it will ruin it later. The pitch is about 6' lower at the road from the house. Any comments?

 
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Old 06-12-20, 11:21 AM
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Personally I always tie my downspouts into underground pipe to remove.

Its probably not going to hurt it unless your in a cold location where it could freeze before running off!
 
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Old 06-12-20, 11:46 AM
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thanks... Maine isn't cold, lol. My other downspouts are underground but this is a problem cause I would need to trench around the driveway and back down to the retaining wall area, but if you think that's what I should do???
 
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Old 06-12-20, 11:57 AM
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Personally I wouldn't want ice on my driveway. I think it's fine where it's at.

Put a tray under it if you are worried about erosion.
 
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Old 06-13-20, 07:37 AM
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I was going say the same thing X did. Or in winter put an extension on it to drain the ice and water farther away.
 
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