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The place where a sewer, drain, or stream discharges.


the end of a river, sewer, drain, etc, from which it discharges



the outlet or place of discharge as of a river.
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Noun1.outfall - the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water
exit, way out, outlet, issue - an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"


[ˈaʊtfɔːl] N [of drain] → desagüe m, desaguadero m; [of river] → desembocadura f
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I have seen Frenchmen fight both in open field, in the intaking and the defending of towns or castlewicks, in escalados, camisades, night forays, bushments, sallies, outfalls, and knightly spear-runnings.
Repair and maintenance of storm drainage outfalls through the Winter Forest Well Field that connects Winter Forest Drive and Woodland Avenue with the Schuring Drain.
The sewage disposal of wastewater through submarine outfalls has been pointed to as an efficient alternative to the final destination of wastewater, due to high capacity of dispersion and decay of organic matter in the marine environment.
Badin -- The irrigation officials have again opened the closed outfalls of Akram wah through alleged 'given take' despite verdict of Supreme Court of closing all outfalls of Akram Wah as water be ensured to the small growers at tail end.
Thus submarine outfalls are the best option for coastal megacities to release sewage and industrial waste in the ocean.
In outfalls, stormwater, CSO and SSO applications, the product's custom-engineered, all-rubber unibody design eliminates costly backflow from oceans, rivers and interceptors.
Summary: Works of the Tunisian-Italian project of the construction of hillside dams and development of their outfalls in the region of Sfax have progressed appreciably, reaching a completion rate estimated at 70%.
After setting out the context and preparatory measures, he discusses such topics as providing a stable work base within the surf zone, placing outfalls under protected sites or obstructions, creating tunnel outfalls and their risers, selected polyethylene outfalls, and difficult or impossible outfalls.
The existing storm sewer line also transverses densely compacted residential and commercial areas including the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, a Laredo landmark, before the line outfalls into the Rio Grande.
The illicit discharge program requires periodic field inspections of outfalls during dry weather.
Many areas within Florida's Orange County contain secondary outfalls that discharge into landlocked lakes.
The four westernmost sites--those with lots of port traffic, large sewage-plant outfalls, industrial activity, and drainage from upstream farms--were quite polluted.