Catch basin


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catch basin

[′kach ‚bā·sən]
(civil engineering)
A basin at the point where a street gutter empties into a sewer, built to catch matter that would not easily pass through the sewer.
A well or reservoir into which surface water may drain off.

Catch basin

A masonry or concrete-walled pit that collects surface stormwater and directs it into a storm sewer.

catch basin

A reservoir, esp. for catching and retaining surface drainage over a large area, in which sediment may settle.
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In order to prevent the spread of these potential vectors of West Nile virus, control measures must be taken to prevent them from completing their life cycle in catch basins and similar habitats.
The water will be diverted through catch basins into the retention pond at the eastern part of the courthouse parking lot, he said.
provide fan-vacuum type, with an option for positive displacement type, storm drain and catch basin cleaner with Jet-Rodder mounted on a heavy duty chassis with
Lawns of Central Massachusetts, returned to the area after MassDEP's inspection, and removed the remaining hydro-seed mixture from the roadway and from around the catch basin.
Workers returned after MassDEP's inspection and removed the remaining hydro-seed mixture from around the catch basin.
Ultimately, contractors from all over the country were involved in the project with some 100 vacuum and combination trucks used to clear 58,000 catch basin and 3.
The project allows the District to clean its drainage system and nearly 35,000 catch basin and leaching basins and proper disposal of the sediments.
Miller disagreed with a conclusion by EcoTec that the elimination of catch basins would lead to an increase in the phosphorus load within the storm water runoff.
Ladtech mortarless manhole and catch basin adjusting rings are an excellent alternative to concrete riser rings.
Provide integrated mosquito management (IMM) services for the prevention of West Nile Virus (WNV) throughout Fulton County that includes the treatment for up to 12,000 open street catch basins, inlets, and manholes within all designated breeding sites (as specified and approved by Fulton County Health & Wellness with one (1) 150-day application of Natular XRT briquette based larvicide reduction method per catch basin, and maintain field records of all catch basin applications including product, dosage rate, date; staff, street and GPS coordinate information.
An inexpensive and permanent method of sealing the grade adjustment ring area and joint sections in a manhole or catch basin from the inside of the structure.
DISTRICT 1- CATCH BASIN CLEANING AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS