Definitions for "Rising Main"
Keywords:  spout, pipe, sewerage, pump, cylinder
A pipe that supplies water under mains pressure, often to a storage tank in the roof.
("drop pipe", "draw pipe", "pump column") - The pipe connecting the pump cylinder to the pump body. Water moves up this pipe and out the pump spout during pumping when the plunger is moved up and down within the cylinder.
A sewerage system where a pump lifts and pushes the sewage along a system of sealed pipes