Flashcards in Storm Drainage - Nomenclature Deck (15)
Collects surface or stormwater from open areas
Used to prevent reverse flow in a drainage system.
Landscape channels that allow runoff water to be collected, conveyed, filtered and infiltrated into the soil.
A pipe inside a building that conveys stormwater form the roof to an approved point of disposal. (e.g. storm drain or sewer)
Flow through Planter
A planter that receives discharge from gutters or drains so as to reduce the quantity/rate of stormwater leaving the site.
A perforated pipe buried in gravel or rock around the perimeter of a building that redirects groundwater away from the foundation of a building.
An exterior vertical drainage pipe for conveying storm water from roof or gutter drains.
A drain typically paired with a roof drain containing a 2” high dam allowing for secondary drainage if the primary roof drain becomes plugged.
A drain in a permanent planter located inside or on a building where infiltration to the surrounding soil cannot occur. The planter drain usually consists of a drain body cast in the planter with a perforated pipe riser that extends above the soil level acting as an overflow for the planter.
The practice of capturing, infiltrating or utilizing rainwater from roofs, parking lots and patios.
A drain installed to receive water collecting on the surface of a roof and to discharge it to a leader, downspout or conductor.
A device designed to separate and retain sand and sediment from normal stormwater.
A hole in the ships side to carry water overboard from the deck or an outlet in the side of a building for draining water.
A system that relies on suction generated downstream in the pipe to draw water through the drain at full bore and at higher velocities.