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LEAKAGE. The waste which has taken place in liquids, by their escaping out of the casks or vessels in which they were kept. By the act of March 2, 1799, s. 59, 1 Story's L. U. S, 625, it is provided that there be an allowance of two per cent for leakage, on the quantity which shall appear by the gauge to be contained in any cask of liquors, subject to duty by the gallon and ten per cent on all beer, ale, and porter, in bottles and five per cent on all other liquors in bottles; to be deducted, from the invoice quantity, in lieu of breakage or it shall be lawful to compute the duties on the actual quantity, to be ascertained by tale, at the option of the importer, to be made at the time of entry.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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We have demonstrated that we can detect a leak that is less than 1 liter/min or 380 gallons/day.
If someone does spot a leak on one of their pipes, the first thing they should do is turn off their stop tap, which is normally found under the kitchen sink.
Only after we have solved this leak can we continue with testing the rest of the window and the wall above.
These events unfolded alongside the political storm stirred by the publication of the former UK ambassador to the US's leaked diplomatic correspondence.
Aside from leak detection and repair, the program also includes network diagnostics, establishment of district metered areas, replacement of old water meters, and selective pipe replacement.
More leaks about Google's upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone have surfaced, this time featuring an accessory that purports to show the handset's true design.
They leak under the foundation and the lawn and you have to be able to hear the leaks you can't see.
Developed for both low- and high-pressure hydraulic systems in agricultural, commercial, construction and industrial applications, Hydraulic Seal Stop Leak and Conditioner contains a premium high-quality durable field-proven zinc-based additive package along with viscosity modifiers to restore thermal stability and anti-wear additives in the hydraulic system.
Quickly containing a leak is critical, but many of the tools traditionally used to stop a leak are only moderately effective, observes Patrick.
If the compressor operates at higher set-point air pressure levels then the test range between 90 psig and 100 psig, then the leak rate and the associated costs will be significantly higher.
* If you cannot identify the source of the leak or can identify it but realize you should not attempt to fix it, evacuate the home.
Compared to 2016, the number of global mega leaks dropped by 12%, while the number of compromised records per mega leak increased almost five-fold to reach 336 million.