Triple Wall Pipe Dual Wall Pipe Gravel less PolyCap Non-Perforated Knife-Cut Filter-Wrapped Pinhole Leach & Muck Tubing Staggered 8-Slot Single Wall Tubing Products  

Welcome to the Baughman Tile Co. drainage calculator.  Below is the tool needed to effectively calculate pipe flow and recommended size.  This by no means is 100% accurate, but very close.  Please consult your local drainage contractor for installation and design needs.

Acres Drained:                % Slope or Grade:  

Drainage Coefficient:     (look below for guidance)

Note: Drainage coefficient = Inches of water removal in one day.

      


Liquid Flow: Recommended Pipe Size:
Gallons per Minute (GPM) Poly Smooth-Line®
Dual Wall Pipe
Cubic Feet of Water per Second (CFS)
Poly-Drain®
Single Wall Tubing
Acre inches per day

General drainage coefficients (inches/24 hours)*

Without surface inlets

 

Soil Type

Field Crops

Truck Crops

 

 

Mineral

3/8 to 1/2

1/2 to 3/4

 

 

Organic

1/2 to 3/4

3/4 to 1-1/2

 

With surface inlets

Soil Type

Field Crops

Truck Crops

Blind Inlets

Open Inlets

Blind Inlets

Open Inlets

Mineral

3/8 to 3/4

1/2 to 1

1/2 to 1

1 to 1-1/2

Organic

1/2 to 1

3/4 to 1-1/2

3/4 to 2

2 to 4

*http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/cropsystems/DC7685.html