infiltration gallery


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infiltration gallery

[‚in·fil′trā·shən ‚gal·rē]
(civil engineering)
A large, horizontal underground conduit of perforated or porous material with openings on the sides for collecting percolating water by infiltration.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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