Mystery Plastic cap/pipe in front yard

by David L   Last Updated May 16, 2019 01:21 AM

Can someone please identify the purpose of this covered plastic pipe in my front yard. I can provide further details as necessary. I thought it was a drain clean-out, but the plumber disagreed. In the back yard, there is a clean-out for the combined sewer/storm line. Photos attached with cap on/off.enter image description here

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Tags : cleanout


Answers 1


The cap is called a "popup emitter" and is used to cap a drain line. When there is water pressure the center part "pops" up and allows the water to flow.

Perhaps it's from a downspout or a sump pump. It looks as though it may be clogged up.

Popup Emitter

jwh20
jwh20
May 16, 2019 01:06 AM

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