combined sewer


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combined sewer

A sewer which carries both sanitary sewage and storm water.
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Under the settlement, the City of Lancaster has agreed to implement measures to significantly reduce combined sewer overflows, or CSOs.
The focus of the project is the construction of a nearly mile-long parallel sewer running below White Plains Road that will direct more wastewater to the Hunts Point Wastewater Treatment Plant and will reduce combined sewer overflows into Pugsley Creek by 98 percent.
The Three Rivers Protection & Overflow Reduction Tunnel (3RPORT) is a combined sewer overflow (CSO) project located in Fort Wayne, IN.
Communities with combined sewer systems may face higher rates of gastrointestinal illness during heavy rainfalls, found a study published in the September issue of Environmental Health Perspectives.
During heavy rainfalls, these combined systems can become overloaded, and water utilities must discharge the excess--what's known as a combined sewer overflow (CSO)--into rivers and other water bodies, which may be the local source of drinking water.
So we're overburdened with this combined sewer overflow flush that comes down that it can't handle.
Project manager Paul Davison said: "We will be installing 120m of new sewer pipe along Bennett's Walk and Alexandra Road and constructing a new combined sewer overflow and sewage pumping station.
The seven-month Northumbrian Water project will involve upgrading and screening a combined sewer overflow, in land between Acklam Road and Lanehouse Road in Thornaby.
The four-month scheme involves building a new combined sewer overflow and new sewers.
communities with combined storm and sanitary sewer systems could be forced to spend billions of dollars in coming years to virtually eliminate combined sewer overflows (CSOs)--essentially mixtures of raw sewage and rainwater.
After heavy storms, the sewer system cannot handle all the sewage and stormwater, resulting in a combined sewer overflow.
2 billion in funding for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) for the coming fiscal year -- a decline of $150 million over current spending levels -- and provided an additional $200 million in "targeted grants" funding for urban wet weather initiatives in remediating sanitary and combined sewer overflows.

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