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Farmer finds solution to water problems

TAGS: drainage
A look at installation of a new tile drainage system in South Dakota.

Bob Hansen and his wife, Carol, have a water problem on their farm. So, the southeast South Dakota coupled decided to install a drainage water management system.

They worked with East River Land Improvement to install the system on 100 acres of cropland. The system allows them to regulate water on and off the field during the entire cropping season.

It involves a lot of heavy equipment and large drainage tiles.

Click through the slideshow above to see just how this system was installed.

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