Civil Engineering - Waste Water Engineering - Discussion


Pick up the correct statement from the following :

[A]. The water supply pipes carry pure water free from solid particles
[B]. The water supply pipes get clogged if flow velocity is less than self cleansing velocity
[C]. The sewers may be carried up and down the hills and valleys
[D]. The sewer pipes are generally laid along level hills
[E]. None of these.

Answer: Option A


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Jagdish said: (Aug 17, 2017)  
I think B is also right.

Achyut said: (Feb 13, 2018)  
Why not B?

Nima said: (Mar 26, 2018)  
It's water a supply pipe not sewage pipe.

Sam said: (Apr 29, 2018)  
Yes, I agree, @Nima.

Pasha said: (Jun 12, 2019)  
@ Nima.

I think B also is an appropriate one.

Lokesh Kaushik said: (Jan 24, 2020)  
Thanks @Nima.

Anirban Roy said: (Nov 14, 2020)  
The concept of self cleansing velocity is applicable to only sewers and not water distribution pipes. Generally sewers are not carried up and down hills to avoid formation of clogs as sewage flow is preferably done along gravity and is not a pressure flow.

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