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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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04 million contract for the rehabilitation of sewer lines in the Ridgeleigh Community, also known as The Oaks, situated near Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road.
Prior to October 2011, all sewers - where the drains for two or more properties combine - laid before 1937 were the responsibility of the water companies by virtue of the Public Health Act 1936.
When combined sewer systems were introduced in 1855, they were hailed as a vast improvement over urban cesspool ditches that ran along city streets and spilled over when it rained.
85 MG annually, which is no longer conveyed through MWRDGC interceptor sewers or treated at its wastewater treatment plant.
But the court said that defense was unavailable, noting that the Sanitary Commission designed the sewer to leak, neglected to repair cracks in the sewer, and expected its small industrial customers.
bypass pumping into storm sewers at some sites to prevent backups into homes;
Existing sewers would be abandoned in place and capped or filled with a cement grout.