Definition of inspection chamber in English:

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inspection chamber

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A manhole sited at a junction or bend in a drain to allow clearance of blockages.
Example sentences
  • In the past year Yorkshire Water has put poison bait in more than 34, 200 inspection chambers in the sewage system - twice as many as in the previous year.
  • Second, an inspection chamber can be used as a point of access to remove blockages from a sewer system.
  • More often than not, owners of bungalow houses tend to think that the inspection chambers are septic tanks.

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