What is another word for soil pipe?

22 synonyms found


[ sˈɔ͡ɪl pˈa͡ɪp], [ sˈɔ‍ɪl pˈa‍ɪp], [ s_ˈɔɪ_l p_ˈaɪ_p]

A soil pipe is also referred to as a waste pipe, drainage pipe, or sewer pipe. The purpose of a soil pipe is to carry wastewater and sewage from households and commercial buildings to the sewer system or septic tank. In addition to these synonyms, a soil pipe is also called a plumbing vent, vent pipe, or stack pipe. These terms refer to the vertical pipe that extends from the roof of a building and allows air to enter the drainage system, preventing water from flowing sluggishly or backing up. Synonyms for soil pipes generally depend on the geography and local terminology, but they all serve the same purpose in household drainage systems.

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How to use "Soil pipe" in context?

Soil pipes are a relatively new construction technique used to transfer water or wastewater between two points in a soil or sediment media system. Soil pipes are made of flexible plastic or metal tubing that is buried in the ground and then pushed through the soil. Water travels through the soil pipe by capillary action until it reaches the wastewater treatment plant. Wastewater travels the opposite way through soil pipes until it reaches a water treatment plant.

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