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SEWER. Properly a trench artificially made for the purpose of carrying water into the sea, river, or some other place of reception. Public sewers are, in general, made at the public expense. Crabb, R. P. Sec. 113.

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The project will cover 80 to 90 percent of sewage lines in Sana'a," Al-Mahdi said.
The HUDA was forced to issue a notice to the respective builders to snap water and sewage lines, he said.
There was a time when Mike struck fear into the hearts of his friends, when a visit from Mike meant smashed furniture, ruptured sewage lines, and the prospect of finding him passed out on your futon.
SUPER SHREDDER[R] reduces tough solids directly in process, sludge or sewage lines.
Unless they are removed often, not only will the tank tend to back up the incoming sewage lines, that mat will force other incoming solids into the other side of the tank.
According to a complaint filed concurrently with the lodging of the decree, poor maintenance of the City and County's 1,900 miles of sewage lines, clogged pipes, and equipment failures caused hundreds of spills and overflows between 1987 and 1992.
Both programs are available to American Water residential customers and cover leaks and breaks in water lines, as well as clogs or blockages in sewage lines running from the home to the street.
Public works users, who typically engage third parties to physically locate underground utilities, water and sewage lines, are now able to view plot plans to determine the exact location of such lines on demand.
But after news media showed up at the invitation of residents, work crews arrived to work on the sewage lines, pick up trash and cut down dead trees.
The five stern commissioners who meet twice a month to vote on Santa Clarita's issues ranging from telecommunications towers, new sewage lines and median beautification projects, sat across from dozens of tattooed constituents, eager to erase the line drawn between them and the nonmarked.