Definition of Sewer system

1. Noun. Facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage.

Exact synonyms: Sewage System, Sewage Works
Generic synonyms: Facility, Installation
Group relationships: Base, Infrastructure
Terms within: Cloaca, Sewer, Sewerage, Sewer Line, Sewer Main

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sewer System

sewardite
sewars
sewed
sewed up
sewel
sewellel
sewellels
sewels
sewen
sewens
sewer
sewer gas
sewer line
sewer main
sewer rat
sewer system (current term)
sewer water
sewerage
sewerages
sewered
sewering
sewerings
sewerless
sewerlike
sewerman
sewermen
sewers
sewin
sewing
sewing-machine

Literary usage of Sewer system

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sewerage and Sewage Treatment by Harold Eaton Babbitt (1922)
"DESIGN OF A STORM WATER sewer system 50. Planning the System.—Storm sewer systems are seldom as extensive as separate or combined sewer systems, ..."

2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1915)
"THE STORM WATER sewer system. During the summer of 1914 a storm water sewer system was constructed. ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1911)
"The drainage company then commenced a suit in the district court of the county to enjoin the city from constructing and maintaining a sewer system in the ..."

4. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"60048 A. The Berkeley sewer system. From data furnished by JJ Jessup. ... 62516 A. Design, Construction and Cost of New Sanitary sewer system at Carrollton, ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1907)
"76214 D. Brooklyn sewer system. AJ Provost, Jr. Information concerning the city's experience with vitrified clay and cement pipe. ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"It was decreed, as we bare seen, that the drainage company had a legal franchise to build a sewer system, and that the construction by the city of a system ..."

7. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1907)
"76214 D. Brooklyn sewer system. AJ Provost, Jr. Information concerning the city's experience with vitrified clay and cement pipe. ..."

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