Lift manhole covers and check for a clear flow of surface and foul water.
What does FW stand for?
FW stands for Foul Water (construction drawings)
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We have 31 other meanings of FW in our Acronym Attic
- Focke-Wulf (German aircraft manufacturer)
- Forest Whitaker (actor)
- Forge World (UK)
- Formula Weight
- Formula Windsurfing
- Forsaken World (gaming)
- Fort Wayne (Indiana)
- Fort Worth (Texas)
- Foster Wheeler Corporation (boiler manufacturer)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Unfortunately, some homeowners, in fitting a washing machine or even a toilet, connect the foul water wastes into the surface water systems, contaminating the drainage.
The paper reported on several Israeli army techniques to disperse demonstrations, including the purchase of 50 tons of foul water and stink bombs.
Julian Stanton, project manager at CSV, said: "Grease Lightening supported by Severn Trent Water has been collecting waste cooking oil for three years in some of the most challenged areas of Birmingham which have some of the worst incidences of blocked foul water sewers due to the incorrect disposal of fats, oils and grease.
The problem with these older drainage systems is that the actual foul water or sewage goes into the same pipes as the water that runs off in a heavy rain storm.
Severn Trent Water is developing a hydraulic model of the local sewerage network, which will allow the cause of the foul water flooding in the area to be fully understood.
Hearing furious knocking at my front door, I opened it to find one of the plumbers, soaked in foul waters, and with a less than sunny disposition.