Durham system

Durham system

A soil or waste system where all piping is of threaded pipe, tube, or other such rigid construction, using recessed drainage fittings.
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The Durham system captures surplus water from the Lamprey River when flows are running high, then uses an engineered system to funnel the water into the underground aquifer that feeds the Spruce Hole production well.
He is the odd man out in the Durham dressing room as the only man in today's 13-man squad not to have come through the Durham system.
"Our collaboration with other community human services agencies through the Durham System of Care has helped us better meet the real needs of our children and families," says Ellen Holliman, executive director of The Durham Center.
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