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Report - Masticator Drain - Leeds - March 2010

Discussion in 'UK Draining Forum' started by TheVicar, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. TheVicar

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    Masticator is the culverted section of the Meanwood Beck on its journey through Leeds city to its confluence with the River Aire.
    I explored this drain with ConcreteJungle. Check out his blog here!
    Along the way, the construction styles, materials and size of this drain change many times.
    Towards the downstream end is a CSO chamber containing an Archimedes' screw which is used as a debris screen for a sewer which runs parallel to the Beck.
    This, I believe, is where the name of this drain originates.
    Anyway, on with the pics...

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  2. concreteJungle

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    Great pics TheVicar, it was a quality explore. Here's a few of mine.

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