ash dump

ash dump

[′ash ‚dəmp]
(engineering)
An opening in the floor of a fireplace or firebox through which ashes are swept to an ash pit below.

ash dump

An opening in the floor of a fireplace or firebox through which ashes are swept to an ashpit below.
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The Metrocentre was built on the site of a former power station's waterlogged ash dump after the land was earmarked in 1979.
The EMB Central Luzon also said that the two bottom ash dump facilities within the Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR) complex in Limay town have not been used, following earlier orders from the DENR to stop dumping activities on the site.
The Delhi Government said transportation of fly ash from Badarpur plant has also been prohibited for the next 10 days and water will be sprinkled on the fly ash dump there.
Cleanup activities at the site includes: excavating contaminated municipal incinerator ash soil at two former incinerator sites and an ash dump site.
Investigation of the ash pit later revealed there was no ash dump below, but merely the concrete block used to support the fireplace.
Biological method of fly ash stabilization through afforestation on ash dump guard near thermal power station, Panki (Kanpur).
Plaintiffs often allege that air and aquifers adjacent to coal ash dump sites have become contaminated, leading to cancer, birth defects and neurological deficiencies.
They also expressed their dissatisfaction with proximity of ash dump, which they believe damages their health.
Incineration also dramatically reduces waste ash volume to a fraction of the original, so the ash dump hole will last many years longer than filling with high volume rubbish.
Ash residue, separated from the technological cycle of oil factory, is directed by the hydrodisposal system to the ash dump common with Estonian Power Plant.
Founded on a reclaimed ash dump in 1910, BBG has taught the art and science of gardening for close to a century.
The costs of creating landfills was under-estimated, partly because it was decided at a late stage that the site intended for the Pristina region - which will be the biggest landfill in Kosovo - would in fact be the ideal location for an ash dump.