Ditch

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Open V or U shaped channel used to intercept surface runoff or groundwater before it reaches the path surface. Ditches may be used to transport the collected water away to a suitable point of disposal or may lead to culverts that transport the water under the path, and then away from it.

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Download the standard detail drawings and specification details to use in your path construction project contract document:

icon Open V Ditch - Standard Detail Drawing & Specification Details

icon Open U Ditch - Standard Detail Drawing & Specification Details

icon Turf Lined Ditch - Standard Detail Drawing & Specification Details

For further information about ditches for upland paths click link Ditching (Upland Pathwork - Construction Standards for Scotland).

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