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cesspool

Colloquial term for septic tank.
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The civil complaint against landowner Keith Ward of Waimanalo where two illegal cesspools for Serg s Mexican Kitchen operates, stems from an EPA inspection in 2011.
Once noted for its handsome thoroughfares and majestic elms," Galishof observes, Newark had become "a vast cesspool of human and animal excrement and industrial wastes.
With these new restrictions on motor vehicle disposal and cesspool wells, we can now win an important battle in the war against polluted source water.
and New York City, with the most restrictive gun laws in the nation, have been cesspools of crime for a generation.
Tenders are invited for Truck Combined Washer for Cleaning and Emptying Cesspools + Sewerage Networks
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.
Lakes that used to be clean and full of fish are reduced to nothing more than stinking green cesspools.
The center at SBU will work on "developing and commercializing" new technology to better eliminate nitrogen in cesspools and on-site septic systems, with the aim of boosting local water quality.
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.
Tillman Water Reclamation Plant in Sepulveda Basin is the best place for 35 trucks a day to empty waste from cesspools and portable toilets.
Environmental Protection Agency announced today it has reached a settlement with Tahiti Nui Enterprises that includes a $69,000 penalty for its longstanding failure to close three large capacity cesspools at the Tahiti Nui Restaurant and Bar in Hanalei, Kauai.
There are more than 18,000 families in Los Angeles who rely on septic tanks, cesspools or other disposal methods, according to the 1990 census.