[ noun ] facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage

Used in print

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Both shudder at the thought of proceeding too far beyond the sewage_system and the electric light lines .

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

The final step was a vote for a $ 230000 bond issue for the construction of a sewage_system by the 1959 town_meeting , later confirmed by a two-thirds vote at a special town_meeting June_21 , 1960 .

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

The sewage_system from Kansas_City was not expected to serve the Red_Bridge area for several years .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

Behind were privies , for there was no sewage_system .