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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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DRAINS and sewers are hardly likely to be top of most homeowners' lists when it comes to matters of importance, but they should be aware of a major change to the laws governing them.
The sewer system rehabilitation design project is a nine month project scheduled for completion at the beginning of December 2012.
Key features of the ES-38[TM] for Sewer Laterals includes:
A 3,000-square-foot restaurant that now pays about $3,200 a year in sewer fees could be billed $13,300, and the rate for a 50,000-square-foot shopping center that now pays $11,700 could jump to $48,250, said Oliver Cramer, an environmental analyst for the city.
But if they shut down [combined sewer systems]," she says, "communities must find a way to store or treat peak flows when it rains.
JEA's retail water and sewer rates are expected to remain competitive for the region, despite these increases.
From the SR 99 crossing point, approximately 1200 linear feet of new 21 -inch sewer in Moffett Road, connecting to the new 48-inch sewer in East Service Road
Develop a Millbury Sewer Enterprise Fund Rate Study for fiscal 2007 and 2008.
County officials said they tried to identify all properties that were on septic tanks - and therefore not connected to the county sewer system - when the sewer-service charge was imposed after the passage in 1978 of Proposition 13, which drastically limited property taxes in California.
The broker in this case therefore had a duty to verify the existence of the sewer system.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- A better alternative to costly gravity sewers is being unveiled today at the Water Environment Federation Technical Exposition and Conference by Environment One Corporation (Nasdaq: EONE).
MSD proposes to construct 1, 6-inch diameter sewer lateral 43 feet long that will connect to a gravity sewer.