sewerage, system for the removal and disposal of chiefly liquid wastes and of rainwater, which are collectively called sewage. The average person in the industrialized world produces between 60 and 140 gallons of sewage per day.
Sections in this article:
- Sewage Treatment
- Types of Sewage Disposal Systems
- Historical Sewage Systems
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