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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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His design provided for two intercepting sewer systems, a high level one which joined a low level system.
One of the most recent projects of the District's Evanston Intercepting Sewer Rehabilitation program, the Lake Street sewer rehab project, included 7,000 linear feet of 120-inch semi-elliptic cast-in-place concrete sewer.
The total project cost of Euro 56 million will enable MWiK to meet its priority investment needs and will be used to finance improvements to drinking water supply and sewerage, including modernisation of water intakes, upgrading water treatment plants, water supply network and pumping stations, intercepting sewer discharges to the Brda River and extending the sewer network.
These outfalls were often constructed before the intercepting sewer or wastewater treatment plant, when river inflow was not a concern.