soakaway

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a channel in the ground filled with gravel, which takes rainwater from a downpipe or liquid sewage from a septic tank and allows it to be absorbed into the surrounding soil

Construction

  • An excavated pit designed to receive excess surface water for gradual draining.

Real Estate

  • noun a channel in the ground filled with gravel, designed to take rainwater from a downpipe or liquid sewage from a septic tank and into surrounding soil where it can be absorbed
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