Draincore2 – Sportsfield Drainage – Texas A&M Soccer Field

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A perimeter piping system is set up around the field. The Draincore2 sports field system consists of an efficient use of pipe to reduce overall costs.

 

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Completed view of soccer field after 17 inches of rain in ten days. Notice the standing water on the surrounding areas, yet the Airfield soccer field is well drained and playable.

 

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Draincore2, patented by Invisible Structures, Inc., is supplied in rolls for the easiest drainage layer installation on the market.

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Drainage pipe connection.

 

Eleven inches of sand goes on top of the fabric.

 

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An aerial shot of the soccer field showing the Draincore2 layer, the geo-textile fabric layer, and the sand.

Project Name:
 Texas A & M Soccer Field

 Location:
 College Station, TX

Product Used:
Draincore2

Application:
Sports Field Drainage

Install Date:
August 2002

Install Size:
9380 m2 (101,000 sq. feet)

Client:
Texas A&M

Designer:
Geo-turf, Inc.

Contractor:
Burnside Services Inc.

Summary:
Texas A&M chose the Draincore2 system over conventional sand based field systems due to the many benefits they saw in test plots at Oklahoma State University: a ten year warranty; lower cost of installation; 300 percent greater root mass, better water retention and superior drainage. The Draincore2 system was designed to out perform all of its competitors in every single facet of performance. The installation has met or exceeded all of the Athletic Department’s expectations.

Summary:
Texas A&M chose the Draincore2 system over conventional sand based field systems due to the many benefits they saw in test plots at Oklahoma State University: a ten year warranty; lower cost of installation; 300 percent greater root mass, better water retention and superior drainage. The Draincore2 system was designed to out perform all of its competitors in every single facet of performance. The installation has met or exceeded all of the Athletic Department’s expectations.