Michigan State University Extension
USDA Home and Garden Publications - 00000115
Revised - 05/19/03
Making Basements Dry
Rule, Richard H., Architect
Agricultural Engineering Research Division
Agricultural Research Service
Home and Garden Bulletin 115, USDA, 1966.
Issued October 1966 (Fil. 1)
Revised September 1970 (Fil. 2)
Supersedes Farmers Bulletin 1572, Making Cellars Dry.
Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current
The publication discusses surface and subsurface drainage
and its relationship to wet basements. Assuring dry
basements in new construction as well as dealing with
problems in older homes is also discussed. Black and white
diagrams illustrate several solutions to the problem of wet
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