force main


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force main

[′fȯrs ‚mān]
(civil engineering)
The discharge pipeline of a pumping station.
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Since we had a trench going through anyway, it made sense then to put in a second trench for water and service a number of lots that were adjacent to the route of the force main going through," Williamson said.
Lower Ten Mile joint Sewer Authority: $1,546,500 loan to construct approximately 13,700 feet of sanitary sewer, 4,400 feet of force main, manholes, three pump stations and appurtenances to serve the Braden area of Jefferson Township and the Burson and Chartiers area of Morgan Township.
The development of inspection techniques and technologies as well as the analytical and engineering support behind these tools can now offer owners a broad range of resolution and reliability when managing their force main inventory.
Sewage that normally traveled through the concrete line, considered a critical component of the city's sewer infrastructure, has been rerouted since 2007 through a parallel iron high-pressure force main built under Belmont Street in 1992.
After Southbridge terminated an inter-municipal agreement to allow Sturbridge wastewater that flows by gravity into Southbridge, Sturbridge has to look into building a pump station at the town line and install a force main roughly a mile along Route 131.
The force main runs from the Plant 2 Lift Station to FPUD s Water Reclamation Plant.
Murphy Pipeline Contractors specializes in the replacement of water and force main with the static pipe bursting method for two inches through 16 inches.
Sturbridge would have to build a pump station at the town line and install a force main for roughly a mile along Route 131; the wastewater would then be pumped back uphill to the Hobbs Brook pump station and then to the treatment plant.
Tenders are invited for Connecting Courtland Rural Village to Central Wastewater Force Main
The project has RJN providing preliminary and final design, bidding assistance and construction assistance services for sewer improvements including design of 10,700 continuous linear feet of gravity sewer increasing diameter up to 30 inches; and design of a new 19,500 linear feet 24-inch parallel force main.
Due to repeated failures, the city of San Francisco found it necessary to make emergency repairs to portions of a 36-inch steel sanitary sewer force main buried under the Embarcadero, a busy shoreline drive adjacent to the bay, and a major visitor and tourist destination throughout the day, evenings and weekends.