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storm drain

[′stȯrm ‚drān]
(civil engineering)
A drain which conducts storm surface, or wash water, or drainage after a heavy rain from a building to a storm or a combined sewer. Also known as storm sewer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

storm drain

A drain used for conveying rain-water, subsurface water, condensate, cooling water, or other similar discharges, but not sewage or industrial waste, to a point of disposal.
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The President also went to Kaneshie First Light junction to inspect works on the 630-metre-long emergency priority storm drain being constructed.
to the intersection of North Cornerstone and Remington drives found that a TruGreen truck had leaked fertilizer into a storm drain, according to Sgt.
Talking to reporter the official informed that the board started dredging and clearing clogged storm drains and the project was completed at a cost of Rs 5.7 million in two weeks.
But the five professional artists picked by the city will use special street paint to create permanent murals that illustrate the importance of storm drains and their connections to local waterways, said Amber Fossen, public information and educational analyst with the city's Development and Public Works Department.
ASTM WK38166, Specification for Manufacture of Precast Reinforced Concrete Three-Sided Structures for Culverts and Storm Drains Designed According to AASHTO LRFD, is being developed by Subcommittee C13.07 on Acceptance Specification and Precast Concrete Box Sections, part of ASTM International Committee C13 on Concrete Pipe.
Using an automated sensor, the researchers looked for the telltale dye in nearby storm drains.
The Slip 4 cleanup was delayed when the department found high levels of PCBs in North Boeing Field storm drains discharging to Slip 4.
"A man of his size could have easily pushed the lid off with his shoulder." The storm drains, which run under the main street of the town and out to the riverbank, were updated by Jason and his colleagues last year after severe floods swept through the village in September 2008.
SHREWSBURY - Two local restaurants have been ordered to stop polluting area storm drains and Lake Quinsigamond with wash water and cooking grease.
He said storm drains could not be welded shut as it is necessary for them to be open during the impending rainy season.
"If I were to pick one thing that people need to know about water it's this: Those drains in the curb are not sanitary sewers; they are storm drains," said Johnnie Chamberlin, assistant director of conservation for Audubon Arkansas.