Building sewer 324 A valve in which the flow of liquid is controlled by a rotating drilled ball that fits tightly against a resilient (flexible) seat in the valve body. Ball valve 325 A vertical length of soil or waste stack at least 8 feet in height (a storey high), within which the horizontal branches from one storey or floor of the building or structure are connected to the stack. Branch interval 326 A pipe connecting upward from a soil or waste stack below the floor and below the horizontal connection to an adjacent vent stack at a point above the floor and higher than the highest spill level of fixtures for preventing pressure changes in the stack. Yoke vent 327 A kind of return bend of small-sized faucet, one end of which is about one foot long and the other end is about three inches. It is commonly used as a faucet for pantry sink and drinking fountain. Also the lead connection between the service pipe and the water main. Also a p-trap. gooseneck 328 A watertight receptacle which the discharge of sanitary plumbing system or part thereof, designed and constructed to retain solids, digest organic matter through a period of detention and to allow the liquids to discharge into the soil outside of the tank through a system of open jointed subsurface piping or seepage pit. Septic tank 13/27
PREPARED BY: ALEXANDER SAN ANDRES PLUMBING REVIEWER 329 A common measure of the probable discharge into the drainage system by various types of plumbing fixtures on the basis of one unit of this being equal to a discarge rate of 7.5 gallons per minute or one cubic foot of water per minute. Drainage fixture unit 330 The installation of parts of the plumbing system which can be completed prior to installation of fixtures or finishing. This includes drainage, water supply and vent piping and necessary fixture supports. Roughing-in 331 A fitting or device designed and constructed to provide, when properly vented, a liquid seal which prevents backflow and passage of foul air and gases without materially affecting the flow of sewage or wastewater through it. Trap 332 A suction created by the flow of liquids in pipe, a pressure less than the atmospheric pressure. Backpressure 333 A vertical pipe which conveys only wastewater or liquid waste free of fecal matter. Waste stack 334 A pipe which conveys potable water from the building supply pipe to the plumbing fixtures and other outlets. Water distributing pipe 335 Any pipe which conveys the discharge of water closet, urinal or fixtures having similar function, with or without the discharges from other fixtures to the building drain or building sewer Soil pipe 336 In a building consists of the water service pipe, water supply line, water distributing pipes and the essential branch pipes, valves and all other appurtenances for the supply of potable water.
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