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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 construction of a main sewage line will address a long time drainage problem in the town," he said.
A source informed that the deaths had taken place some four metres deep in the sewage line, where the workers were expected to take utmost precaution by wearing safety gadgets.
5 km long sewage line is proposed to be laid in the town, and waste water generated in the city would be treated in a plant.
He said the ministry was alerted about the problem again yesterday and had inspected the sewage line and found that the leak had been caused by an internal blockage.
Los Angeles County closed a stretch of Malibu beach from the pier to Malibu Colony Road after a sewage line broke in Calabasas, spilling up to 1.
Company officials gave the project the green light when the Red Team was able to work through critical permitting and infrastructure issues, including a sewage line connection agreement with the County of Orange.