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sewage

(so͞o′ĭj)
n.
Liquid and solid waste carried off in sewers or drains.

sewage

Semi-solid and liquid waste (e.g., greywater and blackwater from toilets, kitchen sinks, washing machines, tubs, showers, etc.).

sewage

human waste products (FAECES and URINE) that are carried away for treatment.

sewage

human sewage is utilized for animal husbandry purposes as a fertilizer for pastures. It may be in the form of crude sewage or as the sediment in settling tanks. It may cause cadmium or lead poisoning, or spread infectious disease, e.g. salmonellosis.

crude sewage
has caused goiter in the calves of cows grazing the pasture.
sewage sludge
the sediment of sewage collected in settling tanks.
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The construction is divided into three parts, namely domestic sewage treatment station, domestic water purification station and underground water treatment station.
And its showcase Bran Sands 52-acre works at Teesport, which can not only treat domestic sewage but also biodegradable waste from industry, is a unique site which attracts business visitors from around the world to see it and is the envy of other regions in the UK.
It was stated that there was plenty of capacity to treat the current domestic sewage plus that of thousands more homes.
These trucks can't just dump the domestic sewage in the open areas without treating it.
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More than 500,000 tonnes of sludge - from the treatment of domestic sewage and industrial effluent from a population equivalent of one million people - will be reduced to about 60,000 tonnes and will generate four megawatts of green electricity.
TIRE is the nation's first project aimed at producing green energy from a renewable biosolids--organic materials remaining after treatment of domestic sewage at a wastewater treatment facility.
Faridi said the 450 million gallons of untreated sewage was dumped into the sea, and the greater sewage treatment plant would only be treating domestic sewage and not the waste produced by industries.
Onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) are an alternative for treating domestic sewage in areas without access to centralized sewage systems.
Contamination of domestic sewage can, in fact, be monitored by chloride assays.
But similar algae outbreaks in China during recent years, mostly on inland lakes, have been blamed on high levels of pollution from industrial sources, farm chemicals and domestic sewage.
Metito will employ the Membrane Bio Reactor technology for treating domestic sewage water, which has already being pioneered at Palm Jumeirah.