A Stormwater Pit is a reinforced concrete chamber constructed below ground, designed to accept rainwater from surface inlets and/or one or more upstream stormwater pipes and to discharge this rainwater into a single downstream stormwater pipe.
Types of Stormwater Pits
There are many types of stormwater pits which are known by various names throughout Australia.
The list below is an attempt to try and group pits into types & sub-types and identify a preferred name and alternate name for each type. (Comments & suggestions would be greatly appreciated).
- Inlet Pit (Catch Pit)
- Junction Pit (Manhole, Junction Structure)
- Gross Pollutant Trap
- Stormwater Drainage
- Stormwater Pipe
- Stormwater Pit Cleaning
- Stormwater Pit Photos
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