sewer main


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Noun1.sewer main - a main in a sewage system
main - a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
sewage system, sewage works, sewer system - facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
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Brownwood, TX, is considered a pioneer in municipal trenchless construction because for the past seven years, the city has exclusively used static pipe bursting for sewer main replacements, doing all of the work with its own municipal maintenance staff and machinery.
The eco-friendly sewer main is the major part of the city's ambitious Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP), costing Dh5.7 billion, which will almost triple the capacity of its sewerage network.
WORCESTER - Public works officials are investigating why a recently repaired sewer main broke Wednesday afternoon on Belmont Street at Lake Avenue.
"It's going to be a very busy next year or so," Scott says, noting the city will also under take $5 million to 7-million in road repairs and $2 million to $3-million in water and sewer main rehabilitation work.
RJN will evaluate the feasibility of combining these pipes together into a single sewer main, which would cross State Highway 303 and several 12-inch high pressure gas and salt water return mains.
Over 83 percent of all sewer sections tested positive for green dye, resulting in the televising of 37,500 lineal ft of sewer main. A total of 188 sewer service laterals leaked green dye within one hour after the flooding tests began.
The Village of Baldwin, IL, recently made the decision to replace a failing 40-year-old clay tile sewer main with a new 10-inch gravity sewer, featuring 600 feet of CertainTeed Certa-Lok C-900/RJ restrained-joint PVC pipe.
"The location of the exposed sanitary sewer main was 150 ft below the access road in an area where equipment could not be used," said Peacock, "so a human chain was organized among all available personnel and positioned about every 2 to 3 feet to move about 100 cubic yards of sand in 1,300 sand bags, down the slope to the exposed sewer main.
The W-04, which replaced more than two miles of large diameter sewer main, also features SAWS' first vortex manhole at the intersection of two large sewer mains.
Replacing a sewer main or selecting a rehabilitation method is an often confusing alternative strategy for a city.