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dry well

noun
1.
a drainage pit lined with loose stonework for the leaching of liquid wastes.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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Examples for dry well
  • Provide a detail on the plans showing the connection of the storage tank drain pipe into the interceptor chamber of the dry well.
  • Pressure wash any discharge lines or piping leading to the septic system, cesspool, or dry well.
  • Outlet to a dry well if a storm water system is not possible.
  • The general contractor subcontracted to a masonry company to extend the footer drainage line to a dry well.
  • The pump station includes three pumps located in a below grade concrete dry well.
  • The lift station includes three pumps located in a below grade concrete dry well.
  • Primary condensate drainage must be piped to an approved point of discharge, such as a dry well.
  • Water was running into the suspected dry well at the time of sampling.
  • They usually build their systems on dry well drained slopes.

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