Flooding can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. If you live near or on an area that is prone to flooding, then you know that it only takes one heavy rainfall for the water levels to rise and cause your house to flood. The good news is that there are steps you can take in order to minimize the risk of flooding!
In this blog post, we will discuss what a floodway is and how it works as well as some tips on how to build one yourself! * What is a Floodway? ˣ A floodway can be seen as an area of land (or something that has the same effects) which is created to serve as a buffer for water levels in high-risk areas. The purpose of this type of construction is so that when there are heavy rains, the water will go into these designated zones and not onto your property.
* How Does It Work? ˣ Essentially, you would create two ponds – one at ground level on your property and another big pond outside of it. When there are heavy rainfall events, all the water needs to do is fill up both pools then flow out overground without going through your home or any other buildings on site! This way