perk test


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perk test

Proper pronunciation, but technically spelled “perc test”; a percolation test.

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A perk test is de rigueur there because of the clay soil.
A perk test is done by the county after you dig a four foot hole (or whatever the frost depth is in your area) and when the county inspector arrives, the two of you will pour a five-gallon bucket of water in and watch to see how long it takes for the land to absorb that water.
A culvert to nowhere became a driveway and a perk test and a septic system.