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a : the part of the underwater body of a ship between the flat of the bottom and the vertical topsides b : the lowest point of a ship's inner hull
Wastewater containing bodily or other biological wastes, as from toilets, dishwashers, or kitchen drains. Compare graywater.
A protruding rim, edge, rib, or collar, as on a wheel or a pipe shaft, used to strengthen an object, hold it in place, or attach it to another object.
a rubber, metal, or rope ring, for packing a piston or placing around a joint to make it watertight.
Wastewater from baths, bathroom sinks, and washing machines that does not contain body or food wastes. Graywater can be recycled especially for use in gardening or for flushing toilets. Compare blackwater.
2a : a rotor located in a conduit to impart motion to a fluid b : a blade of a rotor
Suitable for drinking
1: water that has not been purified
2: water that has not been distilled (as for use in making ice)
3: raw water is the water the boat is floating in.
A structural or procedural diagram, especially of an electrical or mechanical system.
Gravity fed drain in a boat to allow water to drain out and overboard
a valve below the waterline in the hull of a ship, used to control the intake of sea water
Pressure in a plumbing system. The unit of measure which is the vertical force exerted by water at a depth of one foot. (Alpha - Plumbing Terminology)
Managing Boat Wastes
Managing Boat Wastes
This PDF file is a guide for Hawaii boaters with environmental information valuable globally. It deals with bilge water, washdown, sewage, and more.
Marine Plumbing Systems
Engine Cooling Systems Explained
A brief, clearly worded explanation of engine cooling systems ... raw water and enclosed. (BoatSafe.com)
Marine Cooling Systems and Heat Exchangers
Another explanation with advantages of raw water cooling and enclosed cooling briefly discussed.
Boat Plumbing by Don Casey provides an basic overview of boat plumbing systems.
All About Bilge Pumps
Basic information about bilge pumps and the rationale for paying attention to the system. Written for the small boat owner by David Pascoe.
Always pick the correct hose for the system you are working on
four page article about seacocks in the Oct/Nov2020 issue of Professional boatbuilder
Engine Cooling Systems - Illustration