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Outfall/Intake (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 251

Geoform Origin Anthropogenic
Geoform Outfall/Intake


Description
Definition Outfalls are pipelines or tunnels that discharge municipal or industrial wastewater, storm water, combined sewer overflows, cooling water, or brine effluents to a receiving water body. Intakes are pipes designed (and placed) to draw lake or seawater into a man-made pond or other facility.