Hi , am planning to do synthetic turf on my backyard by myself , Is doing drainage necessary or can we skip it ? .. we have stagnant water as of now so thinking this should be fine after I prepare the base.
If drainage is necessary what kind of material to use any guides on it is much appreciated
Welcome to the Workshop community @dixit . Many thanks for your drainage question, I'd be happy to assist.
From the amount of water that is pictured I would advise that you need to address it before laying synthetic turf. Stagnant standing water is not something you really want settling around your house foundations as it looks to be. I would suggest having a look at the range of Everhard channels and potentially installing them at the rear of the house. Is there a stormwater pipe located in the area, as that would assist us in diverting the water?
I've included a video on how Everhard channels work and their installation which you might find of assistance.
If you require further information about drainage or had other questions, please let me know.