a valve placed in a water service pipe usually at a point near the street curb. Also called tee head. Advertisements
a device usually consisting of a long piece of pipe or tube-like casing placed over a curb cock through which a key is inserted to permit the operation of the curb cock. Also called buffalo box.
a fixture vent terminating in a wall or in such a manner that only the appearance of a vent is provided.
a device for the measurement of pressure in pipes, or conduits, consisting of a vertical transparent tube which is connected at its lower end to a piezometer orifice in the wall of the pipe, or conduit, and is open to atmosphere at its upper end. The height to which fluid rises in the tube is […]
1. any of a number of types of devices designed to deliver a mixture of air and water. 2. any specialized apparatus for aerating a liquid, especially water. 3. a drain, waste, and vent fitting designed to control the flow of waste within the stack(s).
an artificial method in which water and air are brought into direct contact with each other. One purpose is to release certain dissolved gases which often cause water to have obnoxious odors or disagreeable tastes. Also used to furnish oxygen to waters that are oxygen deficient. The process may be accomplished by spraying the liquid […]
a non-metallic element occurring as a colorless, odorless, almost inert diatomic gas, constituting nearly four-fifths of air by volume.