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“The probe determined that a crucial stand-pipe—which transports water into the building during a fire—had been damaged and never repaired.”
“Mr. Melofchik, the site safety manager for Bovis, failed to inspect the stand-pipe daily and willfully ignored the breach, Mr. Fields said.”
“The stand-pipe was the only "means of fire suppression" at the tower, Mr. Fields said.”
“Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni filled an old watering can from the stand-pipe at the side of the house.”
“This problem can be overcome by the use of an elevated tank with two identical outflow weirs each discharging into a stand-pipe supplying one of the sub-systems.”
“From this point the officer crossed over to the starboard side of the vessel and at a large stand-pipe stooped down.”
“Better hydraulic results would now be attained at a considerably reduced cost by a steam-engine and stand-pipe.”
“To overcome such pressures, his boilers were fed through a stand-pipe of sufficient height to have the column of water offset the pressure within the boiler.”
“Her soul flitted out through the window, and suffused itself in the bit of bright, bright blue showing beyond the stand-pipe, in the soft, soft air that stole in to kiss her cheek, in the elusive fragrance of young, green, growing things, in the drowsy, drowsy sound of Mrs. Clifton's chickens across the way ...”
“As the differences of elevations are very great on the gravity sections of the line, and as any one valve might inadvertently become closed tight when other valves above would be open, the bursting of the pipe under such conditions is prevented either by a pressure relief valve attached to and immediately above the gate-valve, or by an open stand-pipe erected on some suitable elevation between the valves.”
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