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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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Televising, according to the EPA, is the process of inserting a camera into a sewer system.
"Our frontline sewer teams will be carrying out an extensive sewer health check programme to clean the area's sewers.
Chester County, $500,000 for sewer system improvements
It's hard to ignore that time is money and dealing with Suffolk County's sewage regulations, whether it be commercial or residential, is made much easier and costs less time and effort when sewers and sewage treatment plant infrastructure are already in place.
The governor said the county should not be blamed, but the developers who have built structures on the sewer lines.
* Stemmers Run Sewershed Rehabilitation --a $1.52 million contract for the rehabilitation of 23,665 linear feet of sewer pipeline and 882 vertical feet of manhole rehabilitation on the north east side of Baltimore City.
Well placed sources in WASA told reporter on Friday that before launching the construction work, a detailed survey of the affected areas was conducted where sewer inlets were releasing the contaminated water into the canal.
Based on a television camera investigation of the sewer line, he said, defects were found in the line, including the infiltration of ground water into the pipe, longitudinal cracks in the brick walls, pipe deformation, soft brick mortar and root intrusion.
Richard Williams, Severn Trent Water programme manager, said: "Sometimes in the past when there's been heavy rain, the sewers in the area have struggled to cope with the extra water.
United Utilities warned that the roads could be shut off for some time due to the complexity of the repair work, because the sewer is more than 8m underground.
Blytheville has generated about $1.05 million from its approximately 6,000 sewer customers, according to the lawsuit.
DRAINS and sewers are hardly likely to be top of most homeowners' lists when it comes to matters of importance, but they should be aware of a major change to the laws governing them.