combined sewer


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combined sewer

A sewer which carries both sanitary sewage and storm water.
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The city's current combined sewer system poses numerous issues, the most significant being a lack of efficiency in the treatment of water at the pump station.
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.
(SeeNews) - Aug 8, 2014 - Czech state-owned water and sewerage company Vodovody a Kanalizace Kromeriz has launched an open tender for the supply of one combined sewer cleaning and recycling vehicle, with an estimated value of the deal of CZK 14 million (USD 673,000/EUR 504,000).
Located near Crompton Park, the Quinsigamond Avenue Combined Sewer Overflow Treatment Facility functions as a sewer pumping station during dry periods or small rain storms, when only sewage or sewage mixed with moderate amounts of runoff is flowing through the combined sewers.
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 theft happened overnight on Monday, July 25, into Tuesday, July 26, when a combined sewer overflow pump had its high voltage copper cable dug up and part of it cut away and stolen.
In the late 1850s, Chicago, IL and Brooklyn, NY constructed the first comprehensively planned combined sewer systems, which were inspired by the sewer systems of both London and Paris (Burian, Nix, Pitt, &Durran, 2000).

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