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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An immaterial but visible being that inhabited the air when the air was an element and before it was fatally polluted with factory smoke, sewer gas and similar products of civilization.
Projects funded by the scheme include war memorial cleaning, Town Park and Runcorn Hill Park improvements, Brookvale play area, 'community payback' rubbish clearance and restoring a historic sewer gas lamp.
From a reader: "Saw the letter in today's Daily Herald from the reader who complained about sewer gas smell coming from his furnace.
The European market is projected to grow at a higher rate due to stringent environmental norms which led to the use of renewable resources such biogas, landfill gas, and sewer gas for power generation.
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.
THE heartbroken son of a man who was poisoned by toxic sewer gas paid an emotional tribute to him at his funeral yesterday.