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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 EPA also issued administrative orders after inspections it did of sewer systems in Lawrence and Andover.
CALLAHEAD's Mission Statement, “To Develop and Evolve a Human Necessity” holds true with not only their Portable Water and Sewer System but all CALLAHEAD equipment and services.
Rose says these community outbreaks are correlated with rainfall as well as associated overflows and leaks in public sewer systems.
Olyphant, $131,036 to improve the storm sewer system.
The settlement resolves the claims brought by the federal government in a lawsuit filed in June 2007, alleging that on at least 7,000 occasions between 2001 and 2005, failures in MSD's sewer system resulted in overflows of raw sewage into residential homes, yards, public parks, streets and playground areas.
Two years ago, for example, a local woman wanted to open a laundry business on Grafton Street but was told it would cost her a staggering $303,172 just to hook up to the city's sewer system.
The city has plans to issue up to $20 million in commercial paper notes over the next five years that will have a subordinate net revenue pledge on sewer system net revenues.
In addition to improving its sewer system, Jeffersonville has agreed to pay the United States a civil penalty of $49,500 and the state of Indiana a civil penalty of $8,250, provided that Jeffersonville implements two environmental projects identified in the settlement that are designed to improve water quality in the city at a cost of more than $248,000.
It's incredible to think the city of Los Angeles in 2002 still has several thousand families on septic tanks - not hooked up to the sewer system.
NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority's $375 million water and sewer system bond anticipation notes, fiscal 1993 series A are rated 'F-1'.
3 million senior lien variable rate water and sewer system revenue bonds, 2007 Series B.
This project involves the disconnection of downspouts connected to the sanitary sewer system or the combined sewer system.