Has to be a siphon

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Posted by Dick J on July 05, 2005 at 20:46:18:

In Reply to: Diver sucked into pipe, found in pond posted by on July 05, 2005 at 20:21:26:

For this story not to be an urban legend, the intake pipe must have been operating as a siphon. It would not be possible to survive passage through any kind of mechanical pump.

And what happened to the grate on the end of the intake?

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