yard drain

yard drain

[′yärd ‚drān]
(civil engineering)
A drain for clearing an open area of surface water.

yard drain

A surface drain; used to clear an open area of surface water.
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The annual preventive maintenance program consists of 40,000 linear ft of video inspection, 150,000 linear ft of line cleaning, 18 point repairs, visual inspection of 3,400 manholes, elimination of yard drains, roof leaders, perforated lids, and other sources of I/I.