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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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Larger drain clogs, caused by roots invading the sewer drain, often require help from a plumber or rooter service, easily found in a search of local services on SuperPages.
Construction of a sewage treatment plant, sewer drains and roads are underway.
Finally Whisenhunt went ahead and ordered that Kanis Road be widened and had the curbing and sewer drains improved at a cost of $130,600, the lawsuit said.
What is needed is replacement of the storm and sewer drains with separate pipes, the construction of large storage tanks to contain excess sewage, and effective laws and public education to reduce the quantity of harmful toxins that are being dumped into the system.
Mammoth Plumbing understands that underground sewer drains are sometimes difficult to reach, and that conventional methods lead to costly excavations, which cause significant damage to lawns, driveways or patios.
Put aside your neighborhood, city and county boundaries and pick up your rakes and brooms to help keep sewer drains and gutters clear of leaves.
EMERGENCY work on sewer drains which will take at least five days threatens traffic congestion in Nuneaton town centre.
They have also interviewed people they've met along the road that have a story to tell and kept a selection of places some people may not wish to visit - including underground tunnels, sewer drains, abandoned property and other sites that are unraveled.
storm water and sewer drains manhole covers and valves hats.