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