A splash block is used to catch water from a drain spout and let it flow away from the building. They are shaped like a rectangle widening out at one end and with a lip rising on three sides. This allows the water to funnel from the back of the splash block to the front and away from the building.
- Protect paving below gutter downspouts
- Used as a drain block
- Divert gutter water
- Prevent soil erosion