vrijvervalsysteem

English translation: gravity operated sewer system

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Dutch term or phrase:vrijvervalsysteem
English translation:gravity operated sewer system
Entered by: Mariëlle van Leeuwen

10:11 Feb 28, 2013
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Engineering: Industrial
Dutch term or phrase: vrijvervalsysteem
Hi all,

I am having some diffuculty with finding an accurate translation for the term 'vrijvervalsysteem' (see below for context). The document deals with information about a sewer system.

De bestaande bebouwde gebieden worden elk voorzien van een vrijvervalsysteem dat per gebied aansluit op een te bouwen rioolgemaal.

Thanks for your help!
Mariëlle van Leeuwen
Netherlands
Local time: 15:50
gravity operated sewer system
Explanation:
A sewer with a slope, that drains the water by gravity.

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Note added at 19 mins (2013-02-28 10:30:29 GMT)
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Or just a "gravity operated system" instead of a pressure or pump operated sewer system.
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 15:50
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gravity operated sewer system


Explanation:
A sewer with a slope, that drains the water by gravity.

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Note added at 19 mins (2013-02-28 10:30:29 GMT)
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Or just a "gravity operated system" instead of a pressure or pump operated sewer system.

Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 15:50
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 16
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Asker: Thank you Alexander, for your prompt and helpful reply!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  LAB2004: ..or simply gravity sewer systems - many references online.
52 mins
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agree  Barend van Zadelhoff: sounds good, I have seen and used it in connection with fuel tanks on ships
2 hrs
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agree  David Walker (X)
3 hrs
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agree  Michael Beijer
8 hrs

agree  LouisV (X): gravity-fed perhaps
15 hrs
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