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 (wāst′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
Water that has been used, as for washing, flushing, or in a manufacturing process, and so contains waste products; sewage.
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(Civil Engineering) relating to waste water
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(ˈweɪstˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

water that has been used in washing, flushing, etc.; sewage.
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Noun1.wastewater - water mixed with waste matterwastewater - water mixed with waste matter  
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"
sewage, sewerage - waste matter carried away in sewers or drains
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n aguas residuales
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ISLAMABAD -- The recycling of wastewater can help save lives of around 250,000 children every year, who suffer illness due to consumption of contaminated water.
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LAHORE -- The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has uprooted thousands of kilogrammes of vegetable crops cultivated on the 60-kanal area with sewerage and untreated wastewater during a crackdown on Sunday.
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31 August 2018 - US-based water utility operator American Water's (NYSE: AWK) Hawaii, US-based Hawaii American Water business has entered into a contract to purchase assets and operations of the Waimea Wastewater Company, Inc., which serves a portion of the town of Waimea, the company said.
The ambitious project would be undertaken by a newly created organization called HELP Davao Network, which has conducted a research showing an 'alarming number of Davao riverbank illegal settlements without primary wastewater treatment, discharging waste directly on surface water.'