How to use Sewage in a sentence

sewage
  • In 1892 was introduced the sewage system, which now includes 6 m.

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  • The drainage of the station is all modern, and the sewage is disposed of on a sewage farm under the direction of the war department.

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  • River water, especially that which has received town sewage, or the drainage of highly manured land, would naturally be considered most suitable for irrigation, but excellent results are obtained also with waters which are uncontaminated with manurial matters, and which contain but 8 or io grains per gallon of the usual dissolved constituents of spring water.

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  • They may also take proceedings in respect of the pollution of a stream by any solid or liquid sewage matter.

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  • At the mouth of the Roding (Barking Creek) are great sewage works, receiving the Northern Outfall sewer from London.

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  • Of the 19,000 houses in Venice only 6000 have drains and sinks, all the others discharge sewage through pipes directly or indirectly into the canals.

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  • In several places the debris within the walls is saturated with sewage, and the water of the Fountain of the Virgin, and of many of the old cisterns, is unfit for drinking.

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  • For the purpose of sewage disposal a district council may construct any works and contract for the use or purchase or lease of any land, buildings, engines, materials or apparatus, and contract to supply for a period not exceeding twenty-five years any person with sewage.

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  • Scavengers were employed in early times, and sewage was received into wells and pumped into the kennels of the streets.

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  • In 1904-1905 the city built on the Scioto river a concrete storage dam, having a capacity of 5,000,000,000 gallons, and in 1908 it completed the construction of enormous works for filtering and softening the water-supply, and of works for purifying the flow of sewage - the two costing nearly $5,000,000.

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  • But his name is most familiar in connexion with his work in practical hygiene, as an apostle of good water, fresh air and proper sewage disposal.

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  • After the fire $IO,000,000 was appropriated for a new sewage system (begun 1906).

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  • The metropolitan sewage was discharged untreated into the river, and the heavier solids deposited over the river-bed, while the lighter parts flowed backwards and forwards on the tide.

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  • Appointed a member of the second royal commission on the pollution of rivers in 1868, he was provided by the government with a completely-equipped laboratory, in which, for a period of six years, he carried on the inquiries necessary for the purposes of that body, and was thus the means of bringing to light an enormous amount of valuable information respecting the contamination of rivers by sewage, trade-refuse, &c., and the purification of water for domestic use.

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  • The larva has no breathing-tube, and floats horizontally at the surface, except when feeding; it does not frequent sewage or foul water.

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  • The national expenditures are chiefly for the interest and amortization charges on the public debt, official salaries, military expenses in connexion with the army and navy, public works (including railway construction, port improvements, water and sewage works), the administration of the state railways, telegraph lines and post office, church subsidies, public instruction and foreign representation.

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  • This industry declined for a time, partly on account of the pollution of the streams by sewage and the refuse of manufacturing establishments, but laws have been enacted for its protection and development.

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  • In the work of improving the city, the national government assumed the expense of the commercial quays, the filling of the Sao Christovao bay, the opening of the Mangue canal and its embellishment, the opening of the Avenida Central, the extension of the sewage system and the addition of new sources to the water supply, while the city was responsible for the Avenida Beira-Mar, the opening of a new avenue from the Largo da Lapa westward to Rua Frei Caneca, the removal of the Morro do Senado, the widening of some streets crossing the Avenida Central and the opening and straightening of other streets.

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  • Children are splashing around in it, just next to a sewage outflow.

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  • The city is divided into twelve radial systems, each with a pumping station, and the drainage is forced through five mains to eighteen sewage farms, each of which is under careful sanitary supervision, in respect both of the persons employed thereon, and the products, mainly milk, passing thence to the city for human consumption.

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  • Waste treatment plants remove some of the most poisonous wastes from sewage, but most treated sewage still contains material harmful to the ocean.

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  • At Newton Abbott, a recent contract called for the removal of a pen stock wall in a sewage treatment plant.

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  • This drawing shows a platform with two converging sewage channels running parallel to the rock scarp.

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  • The rural population does not contribute to the sewage feed stream as it is assumed that they operate their own septic tanks.

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  • The latest position about discharging sewage at sea is now known.

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  • The water companies are dumping the bill on the consumers and dumping the sewage into the Thames.

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  • A considerable number of springs in the country are brackish, being impregnated with chemicals of various kinds or (when near a town) with sewage.

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  • Last year, 75 of our customers ' homes were flooded internally with sewage due to nearby sewer blockages.

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  • In the mid-1980s three large centrifuges were installed by Paxman for sewage treatment at the Coventry works of the Severn Trent Water Authority.

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  • Snow was now certain that the well had been contaminated with infected sewage - either from the sewer or the many nearby cesspits.

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  • The Bathing Water Directive led to a major national program to stop sewage discharges in proximity to bathing areas.

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  • The inset for Consall Forge in the 2000 edition shows a pub, water and sewage disposal points.

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  • At Grove Ferry, more treated sewage effluent arrives via pipeline from Herne Bay.

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  • Poseidon identified that residues from a wide range of common pharmaceuticals are found in sewage effluents.

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  • Black sewage water oozes down the middle and dried excrement litters the path that runs alongside.

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  • The water used in high pressure jet devices may be contaminated with sewage or oil lubricants.

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  • As well as improving standards of sewage treatment, the reeds should offer shelter for bird species including moorhens, coots, and warblers.

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  • It will then be moved to Sharkham Point for the eight-week long project to extend the existing sewage outfall by about 50 meters.

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  • What they didn't say was that the first red buoy marks the sewage outfall!

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  • The Olympics site is close to the biggest sewage overflow pumping station in London.

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  • Raw sewage is fed to the tank, and settled sewage is discharged to the drainage field.

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  • It is usually contracted through eating or drinking food or water contaminated by infected sewage or feces.

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  • Rising main Pipes carrying untreated sewage pumped under pressure.

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  • I showed the Reporter the raw sewage pouring out of them.

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  • The disposal of foul sewage shall be by means approved by the Local Planning Authority.

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  • Test failure also would be likely whenever crude sewage is mixed with rainfall run-off.

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  • At the same time, the situation was exacerbated by continuous discharges of industrial effluents and municipal sewage into the country's rivers.

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  • Septic tanks are capable of treating all of a household's domestic sewage.

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  • The excess wastewater is known as storm sewage and can overflow from the storm tanks into the river.

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  • The dumping of sewage sludge at sea was banned in 2000.

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  • The remainder is made up of construction and demolition wastes, mining and agricultural wastes, sewage sludge and dredged spoils.

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  • Even so, production of sewage sludges, dredge spoils, mining tailings and exhaust gases are unlikely to fall significantly.

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  • Three giant snapping turtles turned up inside a Bronx, New York sewage treatment plant in 1988.

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  • In particular, how the sewage undertakers can play an active role in addressing drainage at a strategic level.

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  • A study is presently underway to assess whether there is risk to such users from the exposure to river water containing sewage.

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  • That it has become one of the healthiest cities in the world from being one of the unhealthiest is attributable in great measure to his insistence on the necessity of sanitary reform, and it was his unceasing efforts that secured for its inhabitants the drainage system, the sewage farms and the good water-supply, the benefits of which are reflected in the decreased death-rate they now enjoy.

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  • Although the state constitution restricts municipal investments, a Waring or "Separate" sewage system has been established.

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  • An important investigation undertaken by the Bacterioscopical Laboratory, with regard to the pollution of the Venetian canals by the city sewage, led to the discovery that the water of the lagoons possesses auto-purifying power, not only in the large canals but even in the smallest ramifications of the waterways.

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  • The sewage of the city and other impurities were for centuries allowed to pollute the bay, but the extent to which the harbour was thereby filled up has been exaggerated.

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  • Long-term sewage treatment and disposal options are currently under consideration by WOSWA, including the option of pumping sewage to Stevenston.

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  • There were instances where raw sewage was found to be leaking into the wells or pumps which provided drinking water.

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  • In the conservatory I have a 3 foot length of sewage pipe - very salubrious !

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  • Septic tanks are capable of treating all of a household 's domestic sewage.

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  • There are laws to stop people throwing rubbish and sewage into the river.

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  • He spoke at a public meeting, objecting to a new sewage disposal plan, for 11 minutes instead of the allotted five.

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  • Recommendation 7 Surveys should be carried out on the concentration of oocysts in sewage effluents.

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  • The WHO asserts a high health risk at beaches impacted by crude sewage discharges.

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  • Where is the sewage treatment system to be sited.

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  • The tideway group warned last November that there was currently a 100% chance of sewage overflows in the area between May and October.

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  • Ultra violet disinfection is currently being installed at Luxulyan sewage treatment works to increase the standard of treatment.

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  • Most people do not need to worry about where their sewage goes.

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  • It can clog up your entire sewage system.

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  • The oxygen in water causes sewage to breakdown.

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  • When the oxygen is used up, the sewage changes to microorganisms that are sometimes flammable and foul-smelling.

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  • The risks of composting toilets are not much different that the risks associated with traditional sewage or septic systems.

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  • And, those flushing toilets require a great deal of support down the line to handle the disposal of the waste contaminated water, either a sewage system or a septic tank must be in place.

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  • Septic tanks can leak, allowing sewage to leach, contaminating soil and ground water supplies.

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  • Composting toilets eliminate the need for sewage disposal.

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  • It can also have a positive impact on the environment overall by resulting in less of a strain on existing water and sewage treatment facilities and cutting down on avoidable water pollution problems.

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  • There are several types of water pollution ranging from sewage and fertilizers to soil erosion.

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  • If these sources are contaminated by dumping or sewage waste, they are no longer fit for consumption and all aquatic life is then threatened.

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  • They help to maintain essential systems that provide water for drinking and to fight fires, treat sewage, supply power, and keep us safe.

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  • Staph organisms are found on humans and in the environment in dust, air, and sewage.

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  • These bacteria can be carried by many animals and birds, and they have been found in soil, water, sewage, and animal feed.

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  • The sewage system is particularly important here.

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  • Apart from ensuring that the sewage system is in good working condition, any private sewage systems must also be certified as having met the local health regulations.

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  • Funds may also be used to repair or relocate a home, and to provide water and sewage facilities.

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  • His system for the disinfection of sewage and similar matter by the electrolysis of chlorides, or of sea-water, has been tried, but for the most part abandoned on the score of expense.

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  • It should be free from dirt - that is to say, free from clay or soft mud, for instance, which prevents the cement adhering to its particles, or again from sewage matter or any substance which will chemically destroy the matrix.

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  • Thus a joint sewerage board would generally be invested by the order with all the powers of a district council relating to the provision and control of sewers and the disposal of sewage.

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  • Provision is made for preventing the pollution of water by gas refuse and enabling a district council, with the sanction of the attorney-general, to take any proceedings they may think fit for preventing the pollution of any stream in their district by sewage.

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  • The waterworks and the sewage disposal plant are owned and operated by the municipality.

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  • In the conservatory I have a 3-foot length of sewage pipe - very salubrious!

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  • The use of sewage treatment works as foraging sites by insectivorous bats.

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  • This reflux of air could contain contaminated droplets of sewage present in the soil stack.

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  • Furthermore, this branch of science has become so complex that the bacteriological departments of medicine, of agriculture, of sewage, &c., have become more or less separate studies.

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