Sewer

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Sewer?

A channel or conduit that carries wastewater and storm-water runoff from the source to a treatment plant or receiving stream. "Sanitary" sewers carry household, industrial, and commercial waste. "Storm" sewers carry runoff from rain or snow. "Combined" sewers handle both.

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Collector Sewers   Combined Sewer Overflows   Combined Sewers   Interceptor Sewers   Lateral Sewers   Pressure Sewers   Sanitary Sewers   Sewerage   Storm Sewer   
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