American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A system of sewers.
- n. Removal of waste materials by means of a sewer system.
- n. Sewage.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The process or system of collecting refuse and removing it from dwellings by means of sewers.
- n. A system of sewers: as, the sewerage of London.
- n. Same as sewage. 1.
- n. Synonyms Sewerage, Sewage. Sewerage is generally applied to the system of sewers, and sewage to the matter carried off.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The construction of a sewer or sewers.
- n. The system of sewers in a city, town, etc.; the general drainage of a city or town by means of sewers.
- n. The material collected in, and discharged by, sewers.
- n. a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
- n. waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
“The pollution of a stream as regards fish by a one hundred ton pulp mill is equivalent to the pollution thereof from domestic sewerage from a city of the population of one hundred and sixty thousand people.”
“Mercer only looked at the tangibles, such as sewerage, education and health.”
“The amount of the council's capital programme for this year to the end of June has been increased by just over R13,5-million allowing for increased allocations to city infrastructure such as sewerage, water, storm drains and roads, Masondo said.”
“Roads and bridges, public utilities such as sewerage, buildings and machinery, schools, hospitals and power supplies have all been severely damaged in the disaster area.”
“The proliferation of refuse and indiscriminate littering had to be addressed before other services, such as sewerage and stormwater, could be restored," Hall said.”
“Mamelodi; to improve on the provision of services such as sewerage and waste removal, as well as water reticulation.”
“Co-operation for the Environment and Development (Danced) for specific environmental projects, such as sewerage and waste treatment schemes.”
“The Government did not want to see households which paid for water suffer ... (and) a suspension held the danger in that it could also cause damage to infrastructures such as sewerage," Dr”
“Some make a greater concession; they admit that disagreeable or unhealthy work -- such as sewerage -- could be paid for at a higher rate than agreeable work.”
“It is going to take a considerable length of time to install any kind of sewerage system at this camp.”
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