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

outfall

The place of ultimate deposit of drainage or sewage waters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Areas where swimming is banned include the locations of four outfalls - Corong-Corong, El Nido Estero, Masagana and Cabugao.
'It was found that Bacuit Bay and Corong-Corong Outfall are in a dreadful condition with one outfall's fecal coliform level reaching more than 3.4 most probable number or 100 milliliters.
Upon requesting the task force to convene, Ano said Bacuit Bay and Corong-Corong Outfall may "potentially" be closed from water activities to preserve the area and prevent the contraction of diseases.
The Wasa has been asked to establish an office at Outfall Road.
'The chief minister has been informed that the health department wrongly claims that the Outfall pumping station virus comes from other areas,' he said, adding that the time had come to accept faults and take bold decisions.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the commencement of the actual excavation of a 10km-long outfall tunnel as part of Mesaimeer Pumping Station and Outfall project that started in May last year.
But more likely, the website said, it could mean the outfall pipeline has been extended further into the river.
As per media reports, approximately Rs 4.8 billion were allocated for the three projects of Right Bank Outfall Drainage in the fiscal year 2017-18 but not even a single rupees was spent over it owing to disparity between Sindh and Federal government.
By the time the first ocean outfall (Ipanema) was set up in 1975, there was not a specific regulation regarding the level of sewage treatment should have before being launched into the sea.
Last year a brown, foamy effluent was seen running into the stream, which is a tributary of the River Leven, and there were solid waste particles present in the water and around the outfall.
Manx Utilities in the Isle of Man has installed a new sea outfall pipe at Kirk Michael for the discharge of foul effluent from its treated waste water plant.