sanitary sewer


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sanitary sewer

[′san·ə‚ter·ē ′sü·ər]
(civil engineering)
A sewer which is restricted to carrying sewage and to which storm and surface waters are not admitted.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sanitary sewer

A sewer which carries sewage (liquid or waterborne waste from plumbing fixtures) and to which storm and surface water, street runoff, and groundwater are not admitted intentionally.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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