sewer water

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sewer water water mixed with waste matter
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Usage

In literature:

And far down by the water-fronts are the slum wastes where the sewers of politics and business and social life pour forth their fetid filth.
"The Doctor" by Ralph Connor
SEWER, officer who served up the feast, and brought water for the hands of the guests.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
SEWER, officer who served up the feast, and brought water for the hands of the guests.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
SEWER, officer who served up the feast, and brought water for the hands of the guests.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
Sulphate of iron (copperas) dissolved in water in the proportion of one and a half pounds to the gallon; for soil, sewers, etc.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
They may have town-water supply, or they may depend on wells, but they are frequently without sewer-connection.
"The Cost of Shelter" by Ellen H. Richards
Opening the sewer trenches cost a little more, for they were as deep as those for the water, and a little wider.
"The Fat of the Land" by John Williams Streeter
Do they still hope to turn thereby the muddy stream of the animal sewer into the crystalline waters of life?
"Studies in Occultism; A Series of Reprints from the Writings of H. P. Blavatsky" by H. P. Blavatsky
The tunnel should be four feet high and about three wide; the earth I'd throw into the sewer, the water would wash it away.
"The President" by Alfred Henry Lewis
There was water at the mouth of the sewer, and he hopped toward it eagerly.
"Bumper, The White Rabbit" by George Ethelbert Walsh
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In poetry:

I walked outside & the bomb'd
dropped lots of plutonium
all over the Lower East Side
There weren't any buildings left just
iron skeletons
groceries burned, potholes open to stinking sewer waters
"Nagasaki Days" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

A Minnesota company has been fined $2,000 for hitting an oil pipeline while workers were installing new sewer and water lines near Dickinson.
Give us your money and don't bother us, says Bonita Springs water/sewer monopoly (Bonita Springs Utilities) to condo owners.
According to Kevin Farrell, the Milan Water- Sewer Superintendent, the boil order affecting some areas of Milan has been lifted.
WATER AND SEWER TAP FEES.
Water-sewer contractors not yet out of the woods .
The world's largest sewer water recycling plant begins production today.
DURHAM – Two Durham County Commissioners say they're not happy that the City Council may assert control of zoning decisions when edge-of-town developers want city water and sewer service.
Polk City water and sewer project to be done by March.
Vandalia residents could see their water and sewer bills increasing by about 2 percent in the coming year.
Denied sewer and water by Durham city leaders, builders of the controversial 751 South development may be going through Raleigh to get what they want out of Durham.
As 100-year-old water and sewer infrastructure surpasses its expected life span, managing capital costs and dealing with financial issues takes center stage for utilities across the nation.
Residents of more than 200 homes in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, will have their water shut off if they don't pay their sewer bills before Nov 28.
The 910R is designed specially for, but not limited to, the water, sewer, and plumbing markets.
The Ishpeming City Council has approved amendments to three city ordinances that will both restructure residents' utility bills and increase rates to help the city finance more preventive maintenance for the water and sewer systems.
Sewers will relieve water woes on Metropolitan Avenue.
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