|Air relief valve - Used to control or limit air pressure in the utility pipes.
|Catch Basin – Drainage system structure used to collect rainwater/surface water.
|Detour – Temporary route used to direct traffic around the work zone.
|Detour flag man – Person that directs traffic around the active work zone.
|Dewatering Pump – Pump used to remove water from the ground. Dewatering may be needed before trenches are dug.
|Dewatering Pipes – Pipes used to transport the groundwater that is being removed. Water is redistributed in the general area.
|Directional Drill – Tool used to drill underground horizontally. This tool may be used to drill underneath driveways or roads to allow for pipe installation.
|Irrigation Water Pipes – Pipes that are used to transport reclaimed water from the treatment plant to properties to water lawns and landscaping.
|Flags - Sticks with different color flags used to identify right-of-way, property lines or existing underground infrastructure.
|Excavators – Used to dig holes, trenches and lift heavy objects.
|Graders – Used to smooth a surface flat or at a particular slope.
|Front End Loader – picks up dirt, soil, sand and other materials.
|Lift Station – pumps sewage through the pipes to water reclamation facility.
|Manhole - A small covered opening in the road to allow a person to access to underground utilities such as sewer lines for maintenance.
|Meter Box – Black box where the water meter is placed for protection; purple box is where irrigation connection unit is housed.
|Paving – Place asphalt on the road.
|Potable Water Pipes – Pipes that are used to deliver drinkable water from a reverse osmosis facility to residents and businesses.
|Pulverizing Equipment – Used to break up/mill and remove asphalt.
|Sewer Pipes – Used to transport sewage to a water reclamation facility.
|Sewer Installation - Installation of sewer pipes that will transport sewage to a water reclamation facility.
|Staging Site – Area where construction equipment and materials are stored and stockpiled.
|Storm water Pipe - Pipes used to transport rainwater/surface water from the catch basins to the canal system.
|Trench Box – Steel or aluminum structures that are used to protect construction personnel while they are performing work within a trench or hole in the ground.
|Valve – Used to control water flow.
For questions related to any Utilities Extension Project, please call 1-833-227-3837 (833-CAPE-UEP).
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