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Sewage

Similar term(s): waste-water.

Definition:

Sewage refers to waste-water from homes and industry which is collected and carried away in sewers (pipes or tunnels). When raw waste-water is cleaned in treatment plants the waste product is sewage sludge, which can be used as a fertiliser under certain conditions or deposited in landfills.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Activated sludge

Translation(s):

Español: Aguas residuales
Français: Eaux usées

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