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sewer

A system for the transmission of storm water to a controlled discharge point or for the transmission of sanitary wastewater to a treatment facility.

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This annual expenditure is proposed to be a long term program to address the deterioration of the sewer system.
It took Jack 10 months to convince the powers that be in the sewer agency that the large amount of water he used on his acre and a third of heaven was for irrigation, not water running through the taps of his home and out through city sewers, which the charges are based on.
A videotape examination of the sewer revealed cracks in the interior of the pipe.
The question is an easy one for Ivan Shenkle, a North Hollywood resident who is one of a group of residents that has sued the city to challenge the sewer service charges.
For low-income residents, officials estimated the sewer service charges will go from $13.
A new ordinance will be prepared by the City Attorney's Office, basing the charge on winter water use only and assuming that 90 percent of that water goes into the sewer system.
The sewer service charge assumes that 60 percent of that water goes into the sewer system.