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noun as in drainage

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In a tweet on Tuesday, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans has “asked residents to limit water usage at home, thus decreasing the amount of wastewater we must pump and treat,” which the agency said will help prevent sewage backup.

As recently as 2002, Rahat, like all six of the other government-planned towns, lacked a completed sewerage system.

A water-borne sewerage system began to be introduced in 1906.

The valuable portions of the sewerage were utilized on adjacent vegetable farms.

All sewerage and garbage were promptly removed, and used to enrich the suburban market-gardens.

A permanent board of water and sewerage commissioners was created by an act of April 2, 1869.

It is now almost a trite thing to show how closely connected imperfect sewerage is with disease.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sewerage, such as: bilge, effluent, effluvium, waste, drain water, and waste water.

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