sewage

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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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They include private discharges of crude sewage (possibly from farms, caravan sites, etc), industrial discharges, pollution from sea-going vessels and surface water run-off from agricultural land.
The company, of Abbey Road, Pity Me, County Durham, admitted two charges of causing crude sewage to enter Spen Burn at Rowlands Gill and was ordered to pay full costs of pounds 1,257.
Philip Davies, head of public protection, said, 'A major defect occurred in Llanelli early this morning, which has resulted in a discharge of crude sewage into the sea near Llanelli beach.