10 months ago

Moving back as far as the Roman times, in ancient Rome Man has started using stone to protect drain covers.

The layman term for drain cover (grate) is manhole cover. Say "manhole cover" and pictures of spies/heros making use of the underground sewage system popping out of manhole cover in Hollywood films appear.

Historically ever since Man inve read more...

10 months ago

Going back as far as the Roman times, in ancient Rome Man has started using stone to cover up drain covers.

The layman term for drain cover (grate) is manhole cover. Say "manhole cover" and pictures of spies/heros using the underground sewage system popping out of manhole cover in Hollywood films appear.

Historically since that time Man invente read more...

10 months ago

Subject to where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".

Depending on where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".

Accordingly to Wikipedia, a storm drain is largely a tunnel that carry runoffs (rain) from urban areas. For a layman, it helps to think along the read more...