Infiltration trench definition

Infiltration trench means a trench used to infiltrate fluid into the ground, is generally at least twenty-four inches wide and backfilled with a coarse aggregate. Perforated pipe or a product with similar use may also be installed.
Infiltration trench means is a type of best management practice (BMP) that is used to manage stormwater runoff, prevent flooding and downstream erosion and improve water. It is a shallow excavated trench filled with gravel or crushed stone that is designed to infiltrate stormwater though permeable soils into the groundwater aquifer.

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Infiltration trench An infiltration trench is a long, narrow, rock-filled trench with no outlet other than an overflow outlet.

Infiltration trench An infiltration trench is a long, narrow, rock‐filled trench with no outlet other than an overflow outlet.

Infiltration trench: A stormwater management excavation filled with aggregate which removes both soluble and particulate pollutants.

Infiltration trench See filter drain Management train replicates natural processes in SuDS, comprising a series of stages, each incrementally reducing pollution, slowing flows and water volumes before allowing water to enter the main catchment.

Infiltration trench: A long, narrow trench constructed in naturally pervious soils and filled with gravel, designed for storing runoff until it infiltrates into the soil over a specified drawdown period.