[ noun ] waste matter carried away in sewers or drains



Used in print

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

The 1958 town_meeting directed town authorities to seek federal and state funds with which to conduct a preliminary survey of a proposed sewage plant with its attendant facilities .

There the matter stands with the prospect that soon Manchester may be removed from the roster of towns contributing raw sewage to its main streams .

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

In the midwest , oxidation ponds are used extensively for the treatment of domestic sewage from suburban areas .

This necessitated the construction of temporary sewage treatment facilities with an expected life from 5 to 15 yrs. .

At_the_same_time further expansion in the Red_Bridge_Subdivision required the construction of additional sewage treatment facilities .