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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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A team of inspectors representing the EPA came to Worcester in January to inspect the city's sanitary sewer system.
The Unified Government's sewer system collects and receives domestic, commercial and industrial wastewater from approximately 110,000 area residents.
The city's sanitary sewer systems already connect into an existing 40-year-old rock tunnel.
When combined sewer systems were introduced in 1855, they were hailed as a vast improvement over urban cesspool ditches that ran along city streets and spilled over when it rained.
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.
Earth Tech will inventory and assess the sanitary sewer system and its components and repair any deficiencies that require immediate attention.
Gutterman assured him that the Lakeview House was attached to a sewer system, and based upon that information, Roto Rooter dug up the back yard looking for a leaking sewer pipe.
New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority (NY) water & sewer system revenue bonds;
Tenders are invited for Storm Sewer Project consists of two parts: Part A - Storm Improvement Project work generally consists of the descriptions outlined below and is funded by the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program: Replacement of existing storm sewer system, includes 11 inlet boxes and tops; 885 LF of storm pipe (various sizes); 1 type D headwall; 1 type DW endwall and riprap apron; 9 ADA curb ramps, curb replacement; associated trench repair; and wearing course overlay.
Finally, MSD will engage in comprehensive and proactive cleaning, maintenance and emergency response programs to improve sewer system performance and to eliminate overflows from its sewer systems, including basement backups, releases into buildings and onto property.
WORCESTER - Developers required to pay a substantial, one-time fee to connect into the city's sewer system can now apportion that cost over 60 months when the charge exceeds $25,000.