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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 City of Chicago, Department of Water Management (CDWM) invites the submission of responses to provide Sewer Construction Management Consulting Services for the Department.
6 million contract for the structural repair of sanitary sewer, and combined sewer and storm water pipes under buildings at 19 sites throughout the District of Columbia.
Prior to October 1, 2011, the majority of such cases would have involved a private sewer - one that is shared by a number of properties before eventually connecting into the nearest public sewer, usually in the main road.
Drains between individual properties and the private sewer remain private and the responsibility of the individual owner.
My concern is without the scientific studies being done, a decision will be made prematurely on what they're going to make the (Santa Clarita Valley) Sanitation District do to comply with what they consider a proper amount of chloride being released into sewer water,'' said Santa Clarita Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean.
In dry weather, a combined sewer system sends a town's entire volume of wastewater to a sewage plant, which treats and discharges it into a waterway.
The South Palos Township Sanitary District (SPTSD), a small unincorporated residential community in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, experienced major infiltration and inflow (I/I) since its sewer system was originally constructed in the early 1970s.
Gutterman called Roto Rooter, whose servicemen asked whether there was a septic tank or a sewer connection.
Proceeds from the 2007 series A issuance will be used for the acquisition and addition of system improvements and extensions related to JEA's capital program, and advance refund $10 million of the JEA's water and sewer subordinate system revenue bonds, 2003 series C.
RJN will perform field investigative services to identify defects in several basins with excessive infiltration and inflow within the White Clay Creek Sewer Basin.
MILLBURY - Sewer rates are expected to increase an estimated 30 percent over the next 10 years, according to a draft Sewer Department financial analysis that the Board of Selectmen was briefed on last night.
LANCASTER - One side effect of the proposal by Los Angeles County sanitation officials to raise Antelope Valley sewer fees is the discovery by dozens of homeowners that they've been paying the fees unnecessarily, sometimes for years.