Sanitary Sewers

Sewers that carry industrial or residential liquid and solid wastes but not ground, surface, or storm waters. For parts of building plumbing systems designed to dispose of similar wastes, use "sanitary drainage systems.".

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2809
Names
sanitary sewers
sanitary sewer
sewers, sanitary
sanitaire riolen Dutch
sanitair riool Dutch
égouts sanitaires French
égout sanitaire French
cloacas sanitarias Spanish
cloaca sanitaria Spanish

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Sewers that carry industrial or residential liquid and solid wastes but not ground, surface, or storm waters. For parts of building plumbing systems designed to dispose of similar wastes, use "sanitary drainage systems."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006127. The J. Paul Getty Trust.