Being buried for centuries in the sewers and cesspits
helped preserve food traces -- Vesuvius' eruption also carbonized some food for posterity.
There are some important differences between a cesspit and a septic tank.
The cesspit or septic tank may be located within the boundaries of a property or may be within the boundaries to a neighbours' property and could be exclusively used by the property you are purchasing or used in common with other nearby properties.
According to excavation reports over 40 medieval cesspits
have been found in Tartu (Tvauri 2008, 140).
A total of 25 cesspits
were selected for the trial, a group of 5 cesspits
each was allocated randomly for each dosage and control.
In a letter to Northumbrian Water, which has gone out to all UK water companies, DWI chief Professor Jeni Colbourne has advised them to carry out checks on all sewage pipes, campsites, cesspits
and septic tanks and check the capability of water tanks to be shut down in heavy rainfall.
Although the One NorthEast website proclaims that we are passionate people, it appears we are not passionate enough to care about the rising tide of litter which is turning our roadsides into cesspits
At a time when we are endeavouring to encourage our children and - with no lesser gravity - the citizens of such cholesterol cesspits
as Merthyr, to appreciate the importance of wholesome, healthy food, The Western Mail revels in the image of a grown man pondering how to eat a Clark's Pie.
Among the working class of today there is little appetite for any community-based action to set right some obvious wrongs especially in the Valleys where living conditions are probably the worst in Europe and which are cesspits
of crime and lethargy.