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Definition of "sewerage" [sew•er•age]

  • A system of sewers. (noun)
  • Removal of waste materials by means of a sewer system. (noun)
  • Sewage. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sewerage" in a sentence
  • "The pollution of a stream as regards fish by a one hundred ton pulp mill is equivalent to the pollution thereof from domestic sewerage from a city of the population of one hundred and sixty thousand people."
  • "Mercer only looked at the tangibles, such as sewerage, education and health."
  • "The amount of the council's capital programme for this year to the end of June has been increased by just over R13,5-million allowing for increased allocations to city infrastructure such as sewerage, water, storm drains and roads, Masondo said."