storm sewer


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storm sewer

[′stȯrm ‚sü·ər]
(civil engineering)

storm sewer

A sewer used for conveying rain-water or other similar discharges, but not sewage or industrial waste, to a point of disposal.
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Eligibility Criteria : Tender for Special repair of water supply and storm sewer NGM Jalandhar and providing Rain Harvesting scheme at sabji mandi Jalandhar and providing storm sewer at NGM Kartarpur LDH-PH-19-47
The bonds are secured by net water and storm sewer system (the system) revenues after payment of maintenance and operations expenses.
In recent years, archaeologists have been tracking the city's original but clogged storm sewer system.
The 10-mile storm sewer system is approximately 15 feet underground and empties into two residential canal systems connected to Lake St.
Generally, if you exceed one acre of disturbance and your site drains to a surface waterbody or a separate storm sewer, then the Water Quality and Quantity Controls apply to your site (there is an exception for small single family residence projects).
"The storm sewer system collects storm water runoff from various in-lets located at the edge of roads, parking lots, and other large, impervious surfaces," says Mugaas.
Crispell-Snyder, engineers to the city, developed a plan to reduce the water quality impacts from the large storm sewer outlet through a combination of cleansing the water before discharge and redirecting it to a less sensitive body of water.
The site has been damaged by rains that have collected under the city and thought is being given to re-opening the original storm sewer system, which proved to be very effective in protecting the city for centuries.
"It's always a pleasure to help provide adequate storm sewer systems for Kansas cities.
Storm sewer inlets and catch basins are used to convey the surface runoff into the pipe system.
While the construction of Levee 37 and other storm water improvements made in the northeast section of Mount Prospect have improved the situation, existing inlets, catch basins and pipes in the storm sewer system are not designed to collect and convey such a large volume without temporary surface storage.
EPA is simultaneously launching a compliance assistance initiative for cities and towns to give them tools to help identify and eliminate illegal storm sewer connections.