What is meant by catch basin?

What is meant by catch basin?

1 : a cistern located at the point where a street gutter discharges into a sewer and designed to catch and retain matter that would not pass readily through the sewer. 2 : a reservoir or well into which surface water may drain off.

What is the purpose of catch basin?

The purpose of the basin is to help prevent the down- stream pipes from becoming clogged and to reduce the amount of sediment and debris being dis- charged into our rivers and streams. Many catch basins are installed with a downturned elbow or tee to trap floatable material.

What is a Type A catch basin?

A catch basin is an underground concrete structure typically fitted with a slotted grate to collect stormwater runoff and route it through underground pipes. A Type 1 catch basin is a rectangular box with approximate dimensions of 3’x2’x5′.

What is a Type 3 catch basin?

Type 3 Catch Basin ODOT 2′-0″ x 2′-0″ Overview. Underground precast drainage inlets and catch basins are among the most widely used drainage products in the market today to collect excess storm water runoff from roofs, sidewalks, parking lots, and paved streets. Top Sections.

How does a residential catch basin work?

A catch basin is a large drain, usually placed in low areas of a yard, to catch surface runoff water. It usually consists of surface drain that leads to an enlarged box beneath that is then tied to an underground drainage system that finally leads to downspout drains or storm sewers.

What’s another name for a catch basin?

What is another word for catchbasin?

septic tank sewer
cesspit cesspool
sump septic system
sewage-disposal tank drain
gutter pit

How big should a catch basin be?

Standard sizes ranging from 1.5′ x 4′ up to 5′ x 5′ in various section heights. Catch basin riser sections are available from 6” to 60” height depending on catch basin size.