storm drain


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storm drain

[′stȯrm ‚drān]
(civil engineering)
A drain which conducts storm surface, or wash water, or drainage after a heavy rain from a building to a storm or a combined sewer. Also known as storm sewer.

storm drain

A drain used for conveying rain-water, subsurface water, condensate, cooling water, or other similar discharges, but not sewage or industrial waste, to a point of disposal.
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