The Illinois Drainage Guide is a website that serves as a technical reference platform for providing both educational and practical solutions to drainage related issues within the state of Illinois. The entire contents herein is equipped to provide designers of agricultural drainage systems with the best practices suited to their respective soil and site needs. The recommendations contained on this website are based on field tests and past experience with drainage practices on various soils and sites alike.

We therefore recommend the use of this website to all licensed drainage contractors, drainage superintendents, drainage engineers, agricultural engineers, landowners, farm operators and others interested in understanding the design, construction and management of agricultural drainage systems and as well as its economic benefits.


Richard Cooke

Anamelechi Falasy