culvert


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culvert

1. a drain or covered channel that crosses under a road, railway, etc.
2. a channel for an electric cable
3. a tunnel through which water is pumped into or out of a dry dock

culvert

[′kəl·vərt]
(engineering)
A covered channel or a large-diameter pipe that takes a watercourse below ground level.

culvert

A passage below ground level which permits the flow of water; often a large diameter metal or concrete pipe.
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Sprayshield material then was applied by a manufacturer-certified technician from Able Recon who first coated the top and sides of the culvert and then the invert.
Therefore, Dunelm Homes has instructed Shotcrete Ltd, a specialist company, to install a structural concrete lining in the culvert and to work 24-hour shifts in order to carry out the necessary repairs as speedily as possible.
And Northumberland Estates, whove have been pumping water into the culvert from north of the collapse, which occurred on their land, are believed to be planning to start allowing some water back through the waterway within days.
They fear Frankie had been stuck in the deep culvert at Rishworth for more than 30 hours but after the rescue, he was able to walk back to his nearby stable.
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OVERGROWN grass near culverts which were partly to blame for flooding Ruthin's Glasdir Estate has swiftly been cut after photos emerged on social media.
Father and son duo Mike and Tom Ayton bagged 39 rainbows to 4lb on Cutthroat Cats, Dermot Speight and Mike Gadd took 37 to 4lb between them and Tim Grove and John Smith brought 35 out of the culvert on Cormorants and Buzzers.
Over time, water running out of a culvert will erode the streambed immediately downstream of the structure, making it ever harder for salmon to leap into the culvert and continue their swim upstream, Velez said.
Coun Khurshid Ahmed, cabinet member responsible for ood defence at Dudley Council, said:"e existing culvert is made of brick and as a result has deteriorated over the years, reducing the ow of water and making it more prone to blockage.
Last year in Aurora, Ontario, a small city located north of Toronto, Titanium Contracting took on its most difficult culvert project to date.
Oldcastle Precast was contracted to supply approximately 10,000 linear feet of box culvert and precast pipe for the canal's upper portions.
In the case of a culvert the responsibility for maintenance lies with the landowner.