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cesspool

Colloquial term for septic tank.
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noa who helped prove that this amazing technology is the long term solution for the centuries-old Hawai'i cesspool problem," stated Bill Carpenter Jr.
He added: "This scheme will ensure that the current pollution problems in Flecknoe and the inconvenience of septic tanks and cesspools will be a thing of the past.
Last month, the health department submitted a report on cesspools to the legislature.
The report findings are troubling and show wastewater from cesspools is beginning to impact drinking water in some parts of upcountry Maui, said Health Director Dr.
Environmental Protection Agency announced an agreement with the County of Hawaii to close seven large capacity cesspools (LCCs) that serve the Pahala and Naalehu communities.
Poultry waste from the plant, which operated between 1941 and 1958, was disposed of in large cesspools and leach fields, and also was used for fertilizer in Littlerock's fruit orchards.
public market in good services control for maintenance of horizontal and vertical networks of sewage, wastewater, storm water, sewage pumps, cesspools, septic tanks, cesspools, system recovery of rainwater and pumping stations of Partenord Habitat Heritage.
Lakes that used to be clean and full of fish are reduced to nothing more than stinking green cesspools.
Environmental Protection Agency announced separate agreements with the County of Hawaii, the County of Maui, and the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), to close illegal large capacity cesspools on Maui and the Big Island.
And then there are the bathrooms - barely illuminated cesspools of inoperative plumbing where urinals and toilets (if they exist at all) are broken; sinks without tap handles; stall doors and mirrors that have vanished; toilet paper and hand towels are nowhere to be found.
In addition, EPA has also filed a civil complaint against landowner Keith Ward of Waimanalo for operating two illegal cesspools that serves Serg s Mexican Kitchen restaurant.
Tillman Water Reclamation Plant in Sepulveda Basin is the best place for 35 trucks a day to empty waste from cesspools and portable toilets.