Manhole water seal-cap/diverter

  • US 6,986,226 B2
  • Filed: 09/05/2002
  • Issued: 01/17/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/07/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An apparatus comprising:

  • a manhole having an upper opening within an upper horizontal surface and having an outer substantially vertical surface extending downwardly from the horizontal surface;

    at least one riser wherein the at least one riser is disposed above the opening and includes a cavity substantially aligned with the opening in the manhole;

    a device comprising an integrally formed body of plastic material having a first portion extending along and above a periphery of the opening of the manhole and a second portion integrally formed with and extending upwardly from the first portion providing access to the opening wherein the first portion includes a downwardly extending lip, the downwardly extending lip extending below the opening of the manhole wherein the first portion with the lip extends in an overlying manner with respect to the upper horizontal surface and an upper portion of the outer substantially vertical surface of the manhole thereby preventing water from entering the manhole.

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