( Dec. 10th, 2015 06:27 am)
Depending on where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".
Accordingly to Wikipedia, a storm drain is basically a tunnel that carry runoffs (rain) from urban areas. For a layman, it helps to think along the line of sewage system that functions beneath trench drain covers .
In america, this is actually popularly known as "storm drain" or "storm sewer".
In the UK, this is popularly known as "surface water drain" or "surface water sewer".
In Australia and New Zealand, it is popularly known as "stormwater drain".
And there you have it, the very next time you hear someone mentioning "storm drain", "storm sewer", "surface water drain","surface water sewer" and "stormwater drain", you now know they mention exactly the same thing.
Functions of storm drain include draining excess water (rain or storm water) and ground water from pavement, streets and carparks into rivers and streams to avoid flooding.
Although storm drains perform a amazing job of draining excess water from the urban areas, the inlets are essentially openings where left uncovered could be a danger to pedestrians. Left uncovered, rubbish will go into Jonite tree grate and cause choking which may eventually lead to flooding.
In order to ensure storm drains serve their purposes while minimizing the potential risks posed to pedestrians and to prevent choking of the drains, drain covers (gratings) are widely-used to cover the inlets (openings) of the storm drains to accomplish the two purposes.
Over at Jonite, we specialise in steel reinforced drain covers (gratings) that cover your storm drains while preserving the aesthetic areas of the architecture around the drain covers.
( Dec. 10th, 2015 06:26 am)
Subject to where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".
Accordingly to Wikipedia, a storm drain is essentially a tunnel that carry runoffs (rain) from urban areas. For http://www.jonite.us/products/tree-grates , it helps to think along the line of sewage system operates beneath our cities.
In the US, this is commonly known as "storm drain" or "storm sewer".
In great britan, this is often called "surface water drain" or "surface water sewer".
In Australia and http://www.jonite.us/products/channel-grates , it is also known as "stormwater drain".
And there it is, the very next time you hear someone mentioning "storm drain", "storm sewer", "surface water drain","surface water sewer" and "stormwater drain", congratulations, you know they talk about exactly the same thing.
Functions of storm drain include draining excess water (rain or storm water) and ground water from pavement, streets and carparks into rivers and streams in order to avoid flooding.
Although storm drains accomplish a amazing job of draining excess water from the urban areas, the inlets are essentially driveway trench drain where left uncovered can pose a hazard to pedestrians. Left uncovered, rubbish will go into the storm drains and cause choking which might eventually end up with flooding.
In order to guarantee storm drains serve their purposes while minimizing the potential risks posed to pedestrians and to prevent choking of the drains, drain covers (gratings) are used to cover the inlets (openings) of the storm drains to achieve the two purposes.
Over at Jonite, we specialize in steel reinforced drain covers (gratings) that cover your storm drains while preserving the aesthetic aspects of the architecture around the drain covers.
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