Air relief valve - Used to control or limit air pressure in the utility pipes.
Catch Basin – Drainage system structure used to collect rainwater/surface water.
Detour – Temporary route used to direct traffic around the work zone.
Detour flagman – Person that directs traffic around the active work zone.
Dewatering Pump – Pump used to remove water from the ground. Dewatering may be needed before trenches are dug.
Dewatering Pipes – Pipes used to transport the groundwater that is being removed. Water is redistributed in the general area.
Directional Drill – Tool used to drill underground horizontally. This tool may be used to drill underneath driveways or roads to allow for pipe installation.
Irrigation Water Pipes – Pipes that are used to transport reclaimed water from the treatment plant to properties to water lawns and landscaping.
Flags - Sticks with different color flags used to identify right-of-way, property lines or existing underground infrastructure.
Excavators – Used to dig holes, trenches and lift heavy objects.
Graders – Used to smooth a surface flat or at a particular slope.
Front End Loader – picks up dirt, soil, sand and other materials.
Pulverizing Equipment – Used to break up/mill and remove asphalt.
Paving – Place asphalt on the road.
Lift Station – pumps sewage through the pipes to water reclamation facility.
Manhole - A small covered opening in the road to allow a person to access to underground utilities such as sewer lines for maintenance.
Meter Box – Black box where the water meter is placed for protection; purple box is where irrigation connection unit is housed.
Potable Water Pipes – Pipes that are used to deliver drinkable water from a reverse osmosis facility to residents and businesses.
Sewer Pipes – Used to transport sewage to a water reclamation facility.
Sewer Installation - Installation of sewer pipes that will transport sewage to a water reclamation facility.
Staging Site – Area where construction equipment and materials are stored and stockpiled.
Stormwater Pipe - Pipes used to transport rainwater/surface water from the catch basins to the canal system.
Trench Box – Steel or aluminum structures that are used to protect construction personnel while they are performing work within a trench or hole in the ground.
Valve – Used to control water flow.