English translation: (sewer) mains and house connections
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German to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Building / Construction
German term or phrase:Haus- und Grundleitung
This is to do with the rehabilitation of sewer pipes and is on a certificate for a seminar on using the PointLiner System. Does it mean 'indoor and underground pipelines'? The seminar is run by Bodenbender GmbH.
Explanation: would be my suggestion here; it's clear from the context that they are not sewage pipes in the road, innit...?
South West Water: Bag It Bin It... Drains and domestic sewage pipes are on average no more than four inches wide, so it's hardly surprising that three quarters of blockages are estimated to ... www.swwater.co.uk/index.cfm?Articleid=552
David Moore Local time: 07:05 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 947
Explanation: I think Hausleitung refers to drainpipes within the building and Grundleitung can refer to both internal and external underground drains within the property boundary or responsibility. The word sewer implies public not private, so drains is better.
Caroline Bentley Germany Local time: 07:05 Specializes in field Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 64