Siphons

A siphon is a pipe that is engineered and designed to allow a flow to pass under an object and the flow to rise on the downstream side all designed with hydraulic pressure.

Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan


Under the CWMP (Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan) the Wastewater Department has developed a comprehensive program to replace undersized siphons that have exceeded their useful life. These siphons are critical to the wastewater system allowing flow under:
  • Aqueducts
  • Rivers
  • Streams
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