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Lateral

A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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"Today, more and more plumbing companies now offer a lining or renewal technology to the homeowner that is quick and relatively inexpensive when compared to excavating and replacing not only the lateral sewer, but the associated landscaping that may be encountered."
After more than 30 years Avanti's chemical grouts continue to be successfully used worldwide to stop water infiltration, stabilize soils, encapsulate hazardous waste, prevent structural movement due to ground water, and seal entire sewer and underground transit systems via probe grouting, tube-a-manchette grouting, curtain grouting, and mainline and lateral sewer grouting.
"LMK's lateral renewal technology has been used to renew over 30,000 lateral sewer service lines and has been certified to have a service life of 100 years.
Renaissance's solution simultaneously replaces existing main line and lateral sewer and water pipes with two separate conduit systems: one for long-term sewer and water use, and one for a ubiquitous fiber optic conduit system.