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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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User-friendly software enables the operator to manually input landmarks such as water hydrants and sewer drains.
Plastic bags, first introduced in the 1950s as a convenient way to store food, have since developed into a global scourge, littering roadsides, clogging sewer drains and landfills and getting ingested by animals and marine life.
Turning tires on irregular surfaces do strange things, not to mention rainwater impacted sewer drains with the attendant pressurized lifting force.
Also, pretend leaves are the sworn enemies of parked cars, gutters and sewer drains and they must be kept separate at all times.
Milnsbridge was the worst affected mainly because of work underway by Yorkshire Water to lay new storm and sewer drains.
Construction of a sewage treatment plant, sewer drains and roads are underway.
What is needed is replacement of the storm and sewer drains with separate pipes, the construction of large storage tanks to contain excess sewage, and effective laws and public education to reduce the quantity of harmful toxins that are being dumped into the system.
Put aside your neighborhood, city and county boundaries and pick up your rakes and brooms to help keep sewer drains and gutters clear of leaves.
Finally Whisenhunt went ahead and ordered that Kanis Road be widened and had the curbing and sewer drains improved at a cost of $130,600, the lawsuit said.