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surge tank

[′sərj ‚taŋk]
(engineering)
A standpipe or storage reservoir at the downstream end of a closed aqueduct or feeder pipe, as for a water wheel, to absorb sudden rises of pressure and to furnish water quickly during a drop in pressure. Also known as surge drum.
An open tank to which the top of a surge pipe is connected so as to avoid loss of water during a pressure surge.
(mining engineering)
In pumping of ore pulps, a relatively small tank which maintains a steady loading of the pump.

surge tank

In a water-supply system, a reserve tank which supplies some of the water when there is a sudden drop in pressure, helping to maintain a more uniform flow.
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In addition, 100% of all surge tanks undergo thorough testing for leaks.
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In December 2003, Cavico Bridge and Tunnel began construction of surge tanks, intakes, the headrace tunnel, and other construction work surrounding the valve house.
The objective of the project consists of constructing two new groundwater well stations; clearing, grubbing and grading; demolition; work on existing wells; foundations, piers, shoring and retaining walls; new pumps, motors and related appurtenances; ventilation; trenching and utility and conduits; cathodic protection system; surge tanks and compressed air; electrical distribution; I&C; perimeter security fence and gates; security monitor and control; final grading and drainage; landscape and irrigation systems; furnish and install 3,000 feet of 8-inch and 2,100 feet of 12-inch ductile iron pipe, valves, and appurtenances; sidewalk and roadway work.
Cavico Hydropower constructed and supplied equipment for waterways including surge tanks, intakes, the headrace tunnel, and other construction related work surrounding the valve house.
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Cavico Hydropower provided construction services and supplied equipment for waterways including surge tanks, intakes, the headrace tunnel, and other construction work surrounding the valve house.