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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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Al Suwaidi added that the project in Kalba -- an integrated sewage network and sewage treatment plant has reached the final stage.
She has stated that the project is considered one of the developmental projects within the government's work program in an extensive agenda that the ministry is carrying out to develop sewage services in Muharraq in order to provide infrastructural services as a national priority in the area.
She said the national government is ready to increase the budget for sewage infrastructure.
According to results shared by the National Emergency Operations Centre, the presence of the poliovirus was confirmed in sewage samples collected from Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Lahore, Karachi, Sukkur, Killa Abdullah, Quetta, D.I.
Khin Vandy, who lives along the Siem Reap River, told The Post on Thursday that the sewage comes from vendors at nearby Por Langka market, hotels and large businesses.
The Environmental Protection Cell of CDA could not take corrective measures for restoration and linking of broken sewage lines with main sewage network neither it could take action against the persons at fault.
'The purpose of the project is to facilitate collection of sewage flows from the existing and proposed buildings in the area and to consolidate the collected sewage flows to Al Ansab Sewage Treatment Plant safely in an environment-friendly manner.'
Public works, utilities and flood mitigation committee chairman Zairil Khir Johari said the Sewage Services Department (JPP) had appointed a consultant, Perunding Pinang Sdn Bhd, to conduct a social impact assessment study (SIA) for the Clan Jetty in 2017.
Karachi started with three sewage treatment plants with a combined capacity of 150mgd.
These businesses are not connected to the sewage system and will be charged criminally and closed for violating the Clean Water Act, it said.
Saudi Arabia is looking to significantly boost its sewage treatment capacity over the coming months with a series of new projects.