sewer gas


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Noun1.sewer gas - foul-smelling gas that forms in sewers
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
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smoke, sewer gas and similar products of civilization.
The reviews ranged from the straightforward - "The room had a mould, therefore the smell was very unpleasant" - to the more detailed: "When I opened the bathroom door, the sewer gas smell almost knocked me over.
Sewer gas, that forms when human and animal solid waste decomposes, contains ammonia, methane and hydrogen sulfide, all of which are toxic when inhaled in high concentrations.
DUBAI Within 24 hours of an XPRESS story about toxic sewer gas leaks in an Emirates Living villa, developer Emaar has fixed the problem and put gas sensors in the building.
Despite redevelopment plans, a heritage impact report, submitted as part of the planning application, claims the new hotel would have no impact on heritage assets including the Spanish City dome, three Grade-II listed sewer gas lamps, and the nearby Church of St Edward.
Despite redevelopment plans a heritage impact report, submitted as part of the planning application, claims the new hotel would have no impact on heritage assets including the Spanish City dome, three Grade-II listed sewer gas lamps, and the nearby Church of St Edward.
Alan, 45, and 34-year-old Stephen died in a horrific sewer gas accident in June.
It also prevents sewer gas from entering the room--eliminating the need to stuff a rag into the sewer pipe.
THE heartbroken son of a man who was poisoned by toxic sewer gas paid an emotional tribute to him at his funeral yesterday.
Unlike cast iron or other metallic covers and rings, BlueGreen Sewper Covers are not affected by H2S sewer gas and will never rust, said Eric Dupre, BlueGreen technical director of product development.
When the Obama administration rolled out the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, Owens saw potential to fix the city's aging water and sewage infrastructure, which in some places was seeping raw sewage and sewer gas from underground.
Testing is done within two phases in the chamber: a liquid phase containing a prescribed acid and saline solution; and a vapor phase consisting of air, humidity and concentrated sewer gas, which is composed of hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide and methane gases.