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Linear Trench Drains are Effective at Removing Water From Large Surface Areas
Whether you are a contractor or a homeowner, LTEC Drains offer five sizes of Trench Drains to meet your application needs.

4"W x 2.6"D Trench Drain

This is a 4 inch wide sectional surface drain made from high quality galvanized steel designed for applications such as residential driveways, garages, parking lots, buildings, loading docks, and heavy duty vehicular traffic areas. Installation does not require any extra hardware, hold down straps, or installation chairs.

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Surface Drains

8"W x 2.6"D Trench Drain

This is a 8 inch wide sectional surface drain made from high quality galvanized steel. Installation does not require any extra hardware, hold down straps, or installation chairs. The U shaped re-bar welded to the bottom of every channel positions the drain for correct height and acts as hold downs when encased in concrete.

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4x4 Drain

4"W X 4"D Trench Drain

All metal trench drain for residential and commercial use, flow rates of up to 450 gpm are obtainable, designed for concrete, asphalt, and paving stone installation, can be used in loose aggregate roads and driveways, brewery tanks can empty hot cleaning liquid (400 degrees plus) directly into drain without any break down.

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8"W x 4"D Trench Drain

This is an all metal trench drain for residential and commercial use, flow rates of up to 1200 gpm are obtainable, designed for concrete, asphalt, and paving stone installation, can be used in loose aggregate roads and driveways. All kits include channel, grates, ABS outlet, end caps, connectors, position and anchor hold downs.

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Large Volume 12 Inch Drain

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12"W X 8"D Trench Drain

LTEC's high volume heavy duty drain can be used for any application or facility that would require large volume capture of surface drainage. The grates are made from 1/2 inch plate steel with 1/2 inch slots, they are designed to meet DIN 19580 requirements for load class E rating which has a minimum load bearing weight of at least 135,000 pounds per foot.

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Proven, Effective & Efficient Water Run-Off Drainage Solution

LTEC Surface Drains was founded in 2006 to control the unnatural and unmanaged flow of “Dirty Water” into Lake Tahoe caused by residential and commercial development of the surrounding shore lines.

LakeTahoeLTEC engineers designed unique Surface Drain systems that are exceptionally effective at capturing, filtering and returning clean water to Lake Tahoe. With over 50,000 feet of LTEC Drains currently installed in the Lake Tahoe Basin, the water clarity has continued to increase every year and the waters are now the clearest they have been in ten years according to UC Davis Scientists who monitor the Lake Tahoe’s clarity levels.

Proven Success With Trench Drain Solutions

LTEC’s proven success at Lake Tahoe have inspired contractors and home owners across the country to have LTEC Drains installed in virtually every application where runoff has to be captured, controlled and conveyed. With over 200,000 feet of drain installed throughout the U.S. (and counting) LTEC drains have proven to be a high quality, very effective product for virtually all runoff applications. 

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What Are Trench Drains?

Trench drains are usually designed as long, grated linear drains that are recessed into the ground or artificial surface. The surface is generally graded towards the drain opening, allowing water to be quickly evacuated from the area. The grates atop the trench drain play the double role of providing pedestrians and vehicles a safe and flush surface on which to walk and drive and ensuring that the drain does not become clogged with excess debris.

What are Trench Drains Used For?

In the modern world, trench drains are used in a variety of applications. They are used to reduce slip hazards on surfaces that are prone to build up water, protect property from flooding and damage, protect and extend the life of paved surfaces and foundations, and, in areas where there is a significant amount of rain and other precipitation, they are used to prevent cars from hydroplaning on roads.

Trench drains are better suited to a number of environs than a square catch basin drain. Catch basin drains require the surface that needs draining to be graded in awkward and complex ways, leaving an uneven appearance and creating a possible safety hazard. In addition, the piping of a catch basin drain of any shape is not easily accessible and is therefore prone to clogging and costly repair.

Trench drains are ideally suited for driveways, where square drains are nearly useless. Trench drains offer a neat, clean linear appearance that can border a driveway or house to protect the foundation.

 

What Kind Of Trench Drain Should I Install?

Like many products out there, not all trench drainage systems are created equal. When considering a type or brand of drain, it is important to understand the difference in materials used, labor required, and the estimated longevity of the drain. Also, it is really important to consider the type of traffic that the drain is going to be subjected to. If the drain is going to be driven over on a regular basis, you need to be sure that it can handle the forces.

LTEC Trench Drainage Systems are designed for superior storm-water, driveway and floodwater management. Made from high quality galvanized steel, LTEC Trench drains provide a long lasting drainage solution that will not wear out like the plastic and polymer competitors. Resistant to weather and sun, an LTEC trench drainage system will continue to work to keep your property and home safe from flooding. Contact Us Today or check out our Online Store! 

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