Area drain

area drain

[′er·ē·ə ¦drān]
(civil engineering)
A receptacle designed to collect surface or rain water from an open area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Area drain

A receptacle designed to collect surface or rainwater from an open area and connect it to a drainage system.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

area drain

A receptable designed to collect surface or rainwater from an open area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Five days later, Victoria report that there's not that much pain but that she is feeling weak: "I can't use my right hand to clean my teeth." She also reveals inside a plain leather bag area drain and pouch, still attached to her breast.
The City and Borough of Sitka hired Delta Western to pump the remaining diesel from the secondary containment area and this operation recovered an estimated 23,000 gallons; however, the activity failed to entirely flush the diesel from the containment area drain line and a continuing sheen was seen flowing from the storm drain system.
Ten thousand student homes, none of which contribute council tax, are immensely protable to the landlords but area drain on public resources and have contributed to a stated shortage of aordable homes.
The Dars are a family who, given the opportunity, could and did contribute their skills and loyalty to this country, unlike the thousands of bogus asylum seekers who area drain on our society.
If it's coming through a roof gutter, downspout or area drain, then that indicates a storm drain is improperly connected to the wastewater collection system.
This is especially worrying because the glaciers in this area drain the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, a precariously balanced portion of the southern ice cap that contains enough ice to raise sea levels by 20 feet.
This helped us set up the drainage system, where any water could drain out through poles we call weep poles." The poles were set down through the layers of rock, so they could let the water from the pool and deck area drain down and "weep" out.
NESPA is recommending that pool professionals in the area drain as little water as possible out of pools while winterizing in order to conserve.

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