intercepting sewer

intercepting sewer

[‚in·tər′sep·tiŋ ′sü·ər]
(civil engineering)
A sewer that receives flow from transverse sewers and conducts the water to a treatment plant or disposal point.

intercepting sewer

A sewer which receives the dry-weather flow from a number of branch sewers or outlets (and sometimes a determined quantity of storm water).
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Contract notice: Total consultancy for the establishment of intercepting sewer hundested - melby.
Key projects under his direction included the design of the Croton Water Filtration Plant, reconstruction of Columbus Avenue in Manhattan, upgrade of water treatment facilities on the NYC watershed, and the design and construction of a major intercepting sewer in Staten Island.
The present worth of the intercepting sewer system is estimated to be more than $4 billion.
Contract awarded for 2015 Southwest intercepting sewer water system construction facilities maintenance (annual price contracts)
Tenders are invited for the work that consists of the furnishing of all materials, labor, and equipment required to: install temporary sewer flow meters and rain gauges at locations within the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago s intercepting sewer system as well as locations in local sewer systems.
In connection with that Mariagerfjord Water A / S dismantles Hobro WWTP and Our Wastewater Treatment Plant, the establishment of an intercepting sewer from Hobro via Oue forward to a new central wastewater treatment plant in Hadsund.
Contract award: establishment of intercepting sewer from hobro hadsund incl.
Contract notice: Establishment of intercepting sewer from hobro to hadsund incl.
A DJB official said the aim is to improve the quality of water flowing into the Yamuna by commissioning wastewater intercepting sewers in a 59-km length along the three major drains -- Najafgarh, Supplementary and Shahdara.
INNOVATION: Bazalgette proposed a scheme of intercepting sewers which would take the flow from the existing sewers.
His scheme of intercepting sewers, pumping stations, and treatment plants replaced London's centuries' old sewage system, cleansed the Thames, and immeasurably improved the quality and duration of London life thereafter.
John Martin, already famous for his oil paintings of classical cityscapes, spent years campaigning for a plan that included intercepting sewers.