Definition of 'sewage'

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Example sentences containing 'sewage'

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Some of the streets were filled with raw sewage. Oliver Poole BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)These include industrial and sewage plants as well as agricultural sites. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Locals have been encouraged to stop fishing and taught how to build basic sewage treatment facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All of this was compounded by the need to work in raw sewage. Richard Holmes Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)Ships must be fitted with a sewage treatment plant or holding tank. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Examples of such might include release of pollutants from a factory or sewage plant. McKenzie, James F. & Pinger, Robert R. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)An urgent appeal has been made for portable lavatories as fears about sewage treatment and contamination grow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Assets from golf courses to sewage plants could be sold off. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And its sewage plants get calls from people asking for their lost teeth back. The Sun (2009)The heavy rain will have swept increased amounts of sewage and farm waste into rivers and the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are too small to be filtered out by sewage plants and end up in rivers and the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But sewage treatment has got better. The Sun (2010)Under international maritime law ships are prohibited from discharging raw sewage within 12 miles of the coast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He said they had spent 50million in the last decade improving sewage treatment facilities. The Sun (2008)It will take 20 days for raw sewage flushed from homes to be converted into gas and piped back to the same area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It said some raw sewage may wash up on beaches in the Firth of Forth. The Sun (2007)In Bridlington, raw sewage was pumped straight on to the sand. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The electricity supply is sourced from a green provider, which makes power from landfill waste, sewage and wind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The winning idea was the design and implementation of a low-cost sewage treatment system for a rural village in India. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'sewage'

waste, slops, sewerage, effluent

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Translations for 'sewage'

British English: sewage NOUN
Sewage is waste matter such as faeces or dirty water from homes and factories, which flows away through sewers.
...treatment of raw sewage.
  • American English: sewage
  • Brazilian Portuguese: detritos
  • Chinese: > 废物下水道排出的
  • European Spanish: aguas residuales
  • French: eaux usées
  • German: Abwasser
  • Italian: acque di scolo
  • Japanese: 下水
  • Korean: 하수
  • European Portuguese: detritos
  • Spanish: aguas servidas


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