We will be closed for Thanksgiving from November 24 through 25.

Why Us

Offering aesthetically pleasing and professionally engineered solutions to drainage and erosion problems.

We are Drainage & Erosion Solutions (DES); an award-winning company that provides assessment and repair of all drainage and erosion issues for residential and commercial properties. We are a design-build firm, with both engineering and contracting divisions.

Our team members are an excellent, close knit group of year-round, full-time employees with a strong reputation for technical knowledge, attention to detail, and great customer service.

All DES estimates, assessments, and installations are performed by a licensed professional, either a soils engineer, highly trained Project Manager, or landscape and drainage systems designer. These representatives have decades of combined design and contracting experience.

We pride ourselves on our satisfied clientele – much of our business comes from referrals and from our top rankings among popular contractors on review sites and rating services.

We are Techo-Pro certified contractors!

Drainage & Erosion Solutions is built on over 40 years of professional experience in engineering and landscape consulting, we have a long history and strong reputation of solving drainage and erosion problems.

Mark Lane

Mark Lane

Owner / President


B.S., Finance – Radford University, 1991

Registration / Certification

  • Licensed & Insured Contractor
  • Home Improvement Contractor

Providing specialized landscaping services, including erosion & sediment control, drainage remediation, wet basement solutions, and complete landscaping and hardscaping design and installation.


  • Surface Drainage Control
  • Retaining Walls & Patios
  • Landscaping in Conjunction with Drainage Work

Ken Fraine

Our Structural Engineer


M.S., Civil Engineering – Virginia Tech, 1997

B.S., Civil Engineering – Virginia Tech, 1992.

Registration / Certification

  • Professional Engineer – Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, District of Columbia
  • Third-Party Inspector – Fairfax, Loudoun, Montgomery, Prince William, Stafford, and Spotsylvania Counties; City of Fairfax
  • Nuclear Density Gauge Operator