sewerage


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sew·er·age

 (so͞o′ər-ĭj)
n.
1. A system of sewers.
2. Removal of waste materials by means of a sewer system.
3. Sewage.

sewerage

(ˈsuːərɪdʒ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) an arrangement of sewers
2. (Civil Engineering) the removal of surface water or sewage by means of sewers
3. another word for sewage

sew•er•age

(ˈsu ər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the removal of waste water and refuse by means of sewers.
2. a system of sewers.
3. sewage.
[1825–35]

Sewerage

 sewers collectively, 1834.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drainssewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
effluent, sewer water, wastewater - water mixed with waste matter
2.sewerage - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface watersewerage - a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
drainpipe, waste pipe, drain - a pipe through which liquid is carried away
sewage system, sewage works, sewer system - facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
Translations

sewerage

[ˈsjʊərɪdʒ] Nalcantarillado m; (as service on estate etc) → saneamiento m

sewerage

[ˈsuːərɪdʒ] ntout-à-l'égout m

sewerage

nKanalisation f; (= service)Abwasserbeseitigung f; (= sewage)Abwässer pl

sewerage

[ˈsuːərɪdʒ] nrete f fognaria
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of old sewerage lines under Annual Development Programme 2019-20.
SAHIWAL -- Around five-decade-old sewerage and water supply system will be replaced and updated while 70 new tubewells would be installed along 26 new water filtration plants in the city at the cost of Rs11.60bn.
Punjab Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed on Sunday inaugurated a sewerage project in Umar Block of Allama Iqbal Town at a cost of Rs 45 million and will be completed in six months.
KARACHI -- Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar called upon the Chief Minister Sindh to direct the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KW and SB) to take immediate measures to save the city from further deterioration as well as damage to newly constructed roads in different areas of Karachi.
The main areas in the valley, includingPrince Road,Jinnah Road,Brewery Road,Joint Roadand several others have been dug to lay down sewerage pipelinesin the past to improve the sewerage system in the city.
FAISALABAD: Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has launched desilting campaign in the city which is in full swing to provide trouble-free sewerage facilities to the residents of this metropolis.
The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has called for the crafting of a masterplan for Manila Bay not only to clean up the polluted bay but also to ensure that sewerage and wastewater problems are addressed over the long term.