overflow drain

overflow drain

A component in a roof drainage system, used to protect the roof against damage resulting from the water load imposed by blocked or partially-blocked roof drains.
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Tenders are invited for construction of overflow drain from feeder channel to existing inlet of supplementary drain at tilangpur kotla pump house in distt.
Perhaps what has happened is that hair, toothpaste, grime, etc., have built-up and sealed off the overflow drain where it exits just below the pop-up assembly plug.
* WATER MESS: Mark Wadsworth (left) and his neighbour John Priestley at the site of the work to install the overflow drain for their homes on Leymoor Road in Golcar ( PW010212Aflooding)
The flooding came from an overflow drain off a swollen River Sowe and residents demanded action to prevent further problems.
A tank overflow, however, signifies a malfunctioning valve in the tank itself or the improper sizing of the tank overflow drain.
TUB OVERFLOW: Replacing a faulty tub overflow drain can be a costly operation, particularly after the tub has leaked through the second floor and ruined the ceiling of the first floor.
Now fill the tub up to the overflow drain and cheek it for leaks.
Robert Gober's old leather suitcase, Untitled, 1995-97, contains one of these complete lilliputian realms: An overflow drain hidden at the bottom of the suitcase gives a glimpse onto a miraculous rock pool, flowing water, and the feet of a man carefully dangling a small child.
To let overflow drain to the street during a drenching rain, he replaces the standpipe with a standard ABS plug drilled with about 20 3/16-inch holes.
Tenders are invited for Work of providing 600mm dia rcc lead off pipeline for iii stage oht overflow drain at j.g.doddi.
ALLOTMENT holders in the Radford area of Coventry are wading through mud for the fifth time in two years after a Severn Trent overflow drain once again burst its banks.
A plunger works much better on a clogged drain in a bathtub or a bathroom sink if you cover the overflow drain hole with a piece of duct tape first.