Water and Wastewater Terms Beginning D

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deflected pipe

  1. Pipe that has been forced out of round by external pressures. This happens mainly to fiber and plastic pipes where backfill compaction has resulted in unequal pressures on all sides of the pipe.
  2. Pipe whose direction has been changed either to the left, right, up, or down.