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outfall

[′au̇t‚fȯl]
(civil engineering)
The point at which a sewer or drainage channel discharges to a body of water.
(hydrology)
The narrow part of a stream, lake, or other body of water where it drops away into a larger body.

outfall

The place of ultimate deposit of drainage or sewage waters.
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The Environment Agency's Jackie Frank said: "There appears to have been no monitoring of the sewage plant between the three-monthly service visits and no visual checks on the outfall.
Following the July 9, 2014 Press Conference, several camera crews from local and national media outlets were taken to one of the first of an initial ten outfall pipes in which AbTech's treatment systems and Smart Sponge Plus technology are to be installed.
Before then, 26 outfalls would regularly send sewage into the Mersey.
The Phase 1 regulations specified outfall monitoring during wet weather to characterize discharges from different land uses (Burton and Pitt, 2001).
The outfall should prevent the tide from pushing up the Ganol as it is no longer watertight.
Mike Hudd caught a 1lb 14oz cod at Lavernock Point and Chris Garner matched it with his from by the outfall to make it a dead heat at third place.
He also reminded members of the public that the outfall pipe is a working piece of equipment and is placed in a current area for a reason, and that it should not be used to challenge swimming prowess.
His case study is the giant tunnel outfall as part of the Boston Harbor cleanup.
The existing storm sewer line also transverses densely compacted residential and commercial areas including the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, a Laredo landmark, before the line outfalls into the Rio Grande.
The proposed intake comprises an open channel system of 800m by 300m and an outfall consisting of 18 submerged pipes of 3m internal diameter each extending two kilometre offshore.
According to TxDOT officials, the Outfall Tracking System (OTS) will streamline annual reporting, facilitate field survey and inspection work, reduce compliance costs, provide greater access to information on drainage systems, improve distribution and delegation of permit compliance duties, and create a framework for automating and tracking compliance in the future.
The officer followed the pollution one kilometre ( two-thirds of a mile ( upstream to a sewage outfall.