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PUMPING STATION

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A facility with pumps and associated equipment, often part of a Waterworks.

Related Terms

Term Note
BEAM ENGINE A steam engine with a horizontal beam connecting the piston and crank.
CONDUIT HOUSE A small building over the end of a water conduit or spring.
ENGINE HOUSE A building housing an engine. Use specific term where known.
PUMP HOUSE A small pumping station.
WATER TOWER A tower serving as a reservoir to deliver water at a required point.
WATERWORKS Buildings, engineering constructions and machinery, used for the purpose of supplying a town, etc, with water distributed through pipes.

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