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13:51 Feb 23, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase:Arquetas (with context)
In a text on drainage works.
Arquetas. La mayor parte de las arquetas que se disponen tiene como misión el desagüe hacia el colector de la cuneta de desmonte
Explanation: Sump pits. Most of the sump pits arranged are intended to allow drainage
to the excavation works trench main header.
... which means that the sump pits collect water to send it to a common pipe or header in order to keep water out of the excavation works at the construction area. The pipe header usually is routed along a trench open in the ground for this purpose.