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Drainage

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1. Drain, sewer or gully?

Drainage – is it a drain, sewer or gully?

  • drain – a pipe that carries sewerage and/or surface water from a single property in to a public or private sewer
  • sewers and lateral drains – a pipe which carries sewerage and/or surface water from more than one property
  • highway gullies - small chambers covered by grating within the highway taking away surface water