sump pit

sump pit

[′səmp ‚pit]
(engineering)

sump pit

A pit or tank that receives clear liquid wastes not containing organic material or compounds subject to decomposition; located below the normal grade of the building gravity drainage system so the discharge in the pit space must be emptied by means of a sump pump.
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Tenders are invited for Work of construction of sump pit along with installation of gates for utilization of drain/waste water of ash pond for development of green belt at recovery pump house of stps- iv,sarni
Finally, if a sump pit was present, we recorded if it was sealed at the time of the technician walk-through survey at the scheduled home visit.
This was constructed with no drainage and no sump pit to remove water from the bottom of the lift shaft floor (which has loops of electrical cable resting on it) - nor a submersible pump to discharge any ingress of water.
The most effective system is a vent pipe placed in the sump pit (if you have a sump pump) or a hole made under your concrete floor slab.
When you insulate your basement on the inside, the rubble foundation will freeze apart, and you will get swelling from the freezing soil collapsing the wall, and adfreezing will lift the wall so high you will need a ladder to get down from the sump pit.
These items were sucked out of a sump pit at a depth of between 27 and 36 metres," he said.
Yet another option is installing a sump pump for removing water from a sump pit when it reaches a certain level.
By passing a three-inch flexible waterline through an existing 24-inch gas main, Miggins and FE&P staff reached the sump pit where the water was retained before being pumped into a large underground storm sewer called the Harris Gulley.
To achieve sufficient profile, the walls, columns and vertical surfaces along with the sump pit were abrasive blasted; the deck areas and horizontal floors were steel shotblasted.
From this point, three members of the contractor crew squeegeed the material to a sump pit, normal location for a 12-in.
Interior drainage systems consist of a pipe installed along the perimeter of the basement floor and connected to a sump pit and pump.