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sewer

(so͞o′ər)
n.
An artificial, usually underground conduit for carrying off sewage or rainwater.

sewer

A regional slang term for a vein into which an illicit drug is injected.
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52 million contract for the rehabilitation of 23,665 linear feet of sewer pipeline and 882 vertical feet of manhole rehabilitation on the north east side of Baltimore City.
Developments over or near to a public sewer generally require consent from the relevant water company, known as a build-over agreement.
A 3,000-square-foot restaurant that now pays about $3,200 a year in sewer fees could be billed $13,300, and the rate for a 50,000-square-foot shopping center that now pays $11,700 could jump to $48,250, said Oliver Cramer, an environmental analyst for the city.
But if they shut down [combined sewer systems]," she says, "communities must find a way to store or treat peak flows when it rains.
In 1996, Robinson performed a comprehensive sewer system evaluation survey consisting of automated flow monitoring at strategic points throughout the system to quantify the dry and wet weather flows.
The broker in this case therefore had a duty to verify the existence of the sewer system.
JEA's retail water and sewer rates are expected to remain competitive for the region, despite these increases.
The sewer system rehabilitation design project is a nine month project scheduled for completion at the beginning of December 2012.
The sewer commissioners requested that the boards meet in a setting that was held off-camera, since the report contains only estimated numbers at this point.
County officials said they do not know how many homes in total were incorrectly charged for use of the sewer system.
What if the property manager no longer had to bear the financial responsibility for that plumbing problem - or for the total water and sewer bill?
The wastewater reaches the wastewater treatment plant through the MCUA interceptor sewer system.