corporation stop

corporation cock

corporation cock
A valve which is placed in a water or gas service pipe of a building, near its junction with the public water or gas main.
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Between the water main in the street and the meter, there's also usually a buried curb stop valve (accessible only by city workers wielding special long-handled wrenches) and a corporation stop, where your house water line hooks up to the water main.
The tapping drill is mounted on the corporation stop and the tap is made.
The SIMTAP drilling machine assembles in seconds and works with most corporation stops.
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