gcls_citycode_1898_ 0124

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124 ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF GREENVILLE.

and conforms in every respect with these rules and regu-
lations.
TRENCHING.
SEC. 14. The house sewer or drain shall be dug so as
to meet the public sewer at the position of a Y Branch,
as located by the Superintendent. The material thrown
from the trench shall be placed so as not to obstruct and
so as to cause the least inconvenience to the public.
Proper carriers and lights must be maintained on the
banks of the trench to guard the public against accidents
during progress of the work. In back filling the earth
shall be carefully rammed of flooded so as to keep the
pipe in proper position and avoid settling, and no stone
shall be used in filling until at least two feet of fine earth
or sand has been placed over the pipe.
MATERIAL FOR SEWERS, ETC.
SEC. 15. The house sewer from three feet outside of
the house to the street sewer shall be of first quality salt
glazed, vitrified sewer pipe, but where laid less than two
feet deep it shall be of cast or wrought iron; its interior
diameter shall be four inches; outside the curb line it
shall be six inches; subsoil drains where needed shall be
of eartenware pipe.
PIPE LAYING.
SEC. 16. The covers of the Y Branch on the sewer
shall be carefully removed so as not to injure the socket.
The first length of pipe connected with the Y Branch
shall be curved and set so as to give a good fall into the
sewer. The pipe shall be laid on even grade of not less
than one-fourth of an inch to the foot, unless by special
permission from the Superintendents, in which case pro-
vision must be made for regular and efficient flushing.
Curved pipes shall be used for every deflection from a
straight line of more than four inches in two feet. The
joints of earthenware pipes shall be made with the proper
oakum or jute jacket and pure cement of first quality.
The joint of iron pipe shall be made of oakum and lead

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