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utilidor

[yü′til·ə‚dȯr]
(civil engineering)
An insulated, heated conduit built below the ground surface or supported above the ground surface to protect the contained water, steam, sewage, and fire lines from freezing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Underground utility tunnels and utilidors should be designed to keep groundwater out and manage water intrusion with drains and/or sump pumps.
Rubbish would disappear down vacuum chutes, Swedish-style, to avoid unsightly carts; and maintenance activities would be restricted to the 'utilidors'.
Within those urban locales, studies have shown that people living homeless engage in innovative strategies, such as constructing makeshift tents, camps, and sleeping in warm stairwells or utilidors (insulated aboveground water and sewage lines) to find warmth and shelter (Tester, 2006; Westfall, 2010; Christensen, 2017).
This led to the establishment of "utilidors", which are above-ground enclosed and heated structures.
The town pioneere d innovative ways of dealing with construction on permafrost, such as an aboveground water/sewage system (with insulated conduits called "utilidors") and the use of pilings as structural foundations.
In 2013 STG acquired the eleven-year-old Terra Foundations, the specialty pile foundation installation company that focuses on building foundations for rural Alaskan bridges, schools, utilidors, and remote structures in the Alaskan wilderness.
This latter study reported the use of artificial secondary dens (e.g., culverts, utilidors, and crawl spaces), as well as the temporary use of dumpsters by fox families.
"That is how the shops were heated in the past and the utilidors are still in place.
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