Chameleon Drains

Chameleon Drain overheadChameleon Drain with removable grass topThe TDA Chameleon Drain is a novel basin originally designed for use on baseball fields to quickly drain surface water without interfering with play.

On golf courses, Chameleon Drains can be used in high profile areas such as tees or greens approaches, or areas that are visible on TV during tournament play.

Placed below grade, the Chameleon Drain has a removable grass top during normal weather conditions. When rain causes standing water, the grass top is removed, and surface water is quickly drained so that play can resume. Upon replacement, the basin virtually disappears.

A temporary grate can also be put into place instead of the turf plug for use during the “wet season” when drainage is a priority.

Chameleon Drain installed

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Turf Drainage Company of America has been a leader in golf course drainage since 1983. We have four patents in the field of seepage drainage - including the Turf Drain Siphon System™. Whether you need to drain one hole or 18, we custom design a comprehensive drainage plan for your property, manufacture the components, and work with trained contractors until project completion.