raw sewage


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raw sewage

[′rȯ ′sü·ij]
(civil engineering)
Untreated waste materials.

raw sewage

Untreated sewage.
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He declined to state for the record how long he believed raw sewage had flowed into the river before the broken pipe was discovered Wednesday.
He added: "Despite repeated assurances of improvements in the infrastructure we have yet again seen raw sewage flood on to the streets of this part of South Belfast.
Downstream it was 3,180mg/litre, about 10 times stronger than raw sewage.
The meeting was told that tankers were carrying raw sewage and sludge for treatment at the works from all over Dwyfor and Meirionnydd Mr Jones said that the number of tankers per day was between eight and 10, but Coun Ieuan Roberts said he had evidence from a recent count that as many as 22 tankers had visited the works on one day last month, and 24 on another day.
As little as a quarter-inch of rain can sometimes be enough to choke the capacity of antiquated sewer systems, causing a treatment plant to discharge excess raw sewage into the nearest stream or beach.
Louis and the inner suburbs are served by a "combined" sewer system that carries both storm water and raw sewage to treatment plants.
Officials did not know how much raw sewage spewed out of pipes and flowed into the ocean, but said it was probably in the tens of thousands of gallons.
Canada's Northwest Cities Are Beautiful, But Their Raw Sewage Goes Right Into the Pacific
The city's current combined sewer system discharges raw sewage into waterways during heavy downpours.
Tenders are invited for Providing design engineering services to develop plans & specifications for upgrades of raw sewage pumps and raw sewage pump drives for MGD wastewater treatment facility.
FRANTIC efforts were underway last night to stop 1,000 litres a second of raw sewage flowing into a river.
The city of Indianapolis has reached a tentative agreement with state and federal agencies on a 20-year plan to reduce raw sewage overflows into Marion County waterways.