seepage pit

seepage pit

A covered pit with open-jointed lining through which septic-tank effluent may seep or leach into the surrounding soil.
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the project consists of installing a new aerobic wastewater system and seepage pit on a residential lot, removing an existing wastewater system, back-filling and site restoration in accordance with the county of hawaii s plumbing code, state of hawaii department of health administrative rules, and applicable standard specifications and details for public works construction.
The complainant went on to say that the individual had dug a seepage pit out back and that a 4-inch pipe ran from the barn to the open pit.
A 1987-1988 cleanup at the site addressed contaminated sludges and soils in a lagoon, drainage ditch, seepage pit, and sludge dump area.
Excavation verified the effluent pipe in the well pit as a sewage overflow from the existing seepage pit serving the duplexes.
The well was a seepage pit that received water from the steam cleaning of paving equipment.
The well is a seepage pit that receives water from the steam cleaning of paving equipment.
We had to excavate the entire back yard, remove tress, build retaining walls and install seepage pits to keep the water off the property and away from the house.
From 1945 from 1960, chemical waste was dumped into seepage pits.
Although the seepage pits were replaced with a sewer system during the late 1950s and early 1960s, the damage was done.
The wells are septic systems and seepage pits that receive water from floor drains and wash racks in vehicle service areas.
The subject of the means repairs and building maintenance of drainage inlets and curb bridge drainage grate type including exchange, repair and replacement of horizontal and vertical drainage pipe drains, building repair sewer manholes, septic and seepage pits, open crown-drainage gutters, repair, maintenance and establishment of new drainage chutes at the abutments.
The trust is responsible for the wells, which are seepage pits that received water washed from the car service area and floor drains.