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catch basin

n.
1. A receptacle at the entrance to a sewer designed to keep out large or obstructive matter.
2. A reservoir for collecting surface drainage or runoff.

catch basin

n
(Civil Engineering) US and Canadian a pit in a drainage system in which matter that might otherwise block a sewer is collected so that it may periodically be removed. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): catch pit
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They can help by locating the catch basins on their property and create a path for the water to get there," Zilke said.
While recognizing it is a public safety necessity, Granada Hills residents and City Councilman Greig Smith questioned Monday whether there are health risks from the dumping of catch basin runoff in Sunshine Canyon Landfill.
Each catch basin was examined for mosquito larvae with a catch basin dipper according to a standard dipping procedure.
There are multiple ways to treat the pollution, from catch basin filters and retention ponds to vegetative buffer strips, engineered wetlands and bioswales.
He said this year the six-member cooperative has applied through the same program for a $200,000 grant to buy a new catch basin cleaner and the truck it is attached to.
com) where visitors can find extensive product information, detailed specifications and photos galleries for each of the company's main product lines--Supersucker industrial vacuum loaders, Camel sewer and catch basin cleaners, and Mud Dog hydro excavators.
Tenders are invited for Purchase & Deliver (1) 2015 Combination Single Engine Sewer and Catch Basin Cleaner
Worcester public works commissioner, holds a working map showing catch basin cleaning progress in Worcester.
In addition to its Mud Dog hydro excavators, the company offers its Super-Sucker industrial vacuum loaders and Camel sewer and catch basin cleaners.
But his biggest concern about the new homes is the water that will drain from their lawns into a catch basin at the end of the road.
Open Bids: Culvert, catch basin and drainage cleaning
Super Products has released a DVD that highlights its Camel sewer and catch basin cleaners.