lateral sewer


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lateral sewer

[′lad·ə·rəl ′sü·ər]
(civil engineering)
A sewer discharging into a branch or other sewer and having no tributary sewer.

lateral sewer

A sewer which discharges into a branch or other sewer and has no other common sewer tributary to it.
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Unlike mainline sewers that were typically installed in a straight alignment between manholes, lateral sewers were installed with a multiple number of bends and fittings.
Open cutting for lateral sewer line replacement may be the way to go when the line is short and shallow and there are no obstacles.
The IDRIS scheme is comprised of lateral sewers that will be used to intercept flows and relieve an existing overloaded system.
He further stated, "With the information received so far, this process is not only cost effective, but also the quickest, simplest and most environmentally friendly solution for the rehabilitation of lateral sewers on the market to date.
Subject: Annual contract for Sanitary Sewer CCTV Assessment and Cleaning which includes the assessment and cleaning of various sanitary manholes, main and lateral sewers throughout the County of Henrico as needed and requested by the County of Henrico, Virginia, (All requests will be processed through the Department of Public Utilities), Operations Center, 10401 Woodman Road, Glen Allen, Virginia 23060 in accordance with the enclosed general terms, conditions and specifications.
Additional sewer line along Tower Road and lateral sewers draining Grove Street, Greenwood Avenue, Edgewood Lane, Vernon Avenue and Forest Glen areas, as well as a larger pipe outlet into a Forest Preserve District of Cook County pond would reduce the risk of flooding and structural damage in the western portions of the Forest Glen subdivision.