Palevsky, Gerald Consulting Professional Engineer, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
- Sewage flows
- Storm wastewater
- Design period
- Pumping sewage
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Water-carried wastes, in either solution or suspension, that flow away from a community. Also known as wastewater flows, sewage is the used water supply of the community. It is more than 99.9% pure water and is characterized by its volume or rate of flow, its physical condition, its chemical constituents, and the bacteriological organisms that it contains. Depending on their origin, wastewaters can be classed as sanitary, commercial, industrial, or surface runoff.
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