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septic tank

n.
A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.
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The three part-time workers were in charge of cleaning a former dye factory's underground sewage tank in Yokohama's Hodogaya Ward.
The second thing is that boats are going to be required to have a environmentally friendly dye tablet in their sewage tank.
EPIC for installation of pipeline at Dukhan Tender no: Lt 13108600 Description: The scope of this tender is about provision of two submersible pumps with their accessories and heavy duty hoses on EPIC basis, to be installed inside STP toxic sewage tank to pump the access sewage that arrive to STP.
Another would-be petrol-siphoner in America accidently stuck his hose into a motor home's sewage tank instead.
Steven Burke was working on a disused sewage tank in Trafford, Manchester, when he slipped.
Our hero here is young, intrepid Noah, whose well-intentioned but impulsive father gets into trouble when he sinks a casino boat that has been flushing its sewage tank directly into the ocean.
Bellway had already angered residents living in Ravensbrook, Morganstown, Cardiff, with its plans to install a temporary sewage tank on the new Hazelwood estate, just 60 metres from their homes.
Corbridge parish councillor David Walton said the sewage tank was a nuisance to the families living nearby on the estate and a potential health hazard.
A man died and two others are in serious condition Thursday after cleaning a former factory's underground sewage tank in Yokohama, police said.
A BOY of four who fell into a sewage tank has died in hospital.
A boarding party found 200 bales of cocaine, each weighing 20kg, hidden among the cargo, under deck plates and in a sewage tank.
Sewage tank trucks from outside are not allowed to penetrate the base perimeter, so on-base tankers must empty the latrines and transfer their contents to civilian trucks miles away at the fence.