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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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