A subsurface structure into which surface water is conveyed to allow infiltration
into the ground.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20453
A method of water disposal (usually surface water) that disperses water from drains leading to it, provided surrounding soil conditions are suitable. A soakaway may consist for example, of a hole dug in ground and then filled with brick, rubble or similar material, and covered over.Found on http://www.interbuilders.co.uk/glossary/s/soakaway.html
Where there is no main drainage, rainwater from a roof can be channelled into a hole filled with coarse gravel, from which the water can gradually soak into the surrounding soil. This is known as a Soakaway.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20938
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