What does sewerage mean?

Definitions for sewerage
ˈsu ər ɪdʒsew·er·age

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sewerage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sewage, seweragenoun

    waste matter carried away in sewers or drains

  2. sewer, sewerage, cloacanoun

    a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water


  1. seweragenoun

    A sewer system.

  2. seweragenoun

    A common solecism for sewage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seweragenoun

    the construction of a sewer or sewers

  2. Seweragenoun

    the system of sewers in a city, town, etc.; the general drainage of a city or town by means of sewers

  3. Seweragenoun

    the material collected in, and discharged by, sewers


  1. Sewerage

    Sewerage refers to the infrastructure that conveys sewage. It encompasses components such as receiving drains, manholes, pumping stations, storm overflows, and screening chambers of the sanitary sewer. Sewerage ends at the entry to a sewage treatment plant or at the point of discharge into the environment. In loose American English usage, the terms "sewerage" and "sewage" are sometimes used interchangeably.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewerage in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewerage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of sewerage in a Sentence

  1. Anna Heaton:

    The Flint City Council originally voted to move away from Detroit Water and Sewerage Department in large part because water rates for residents were unaffordable. Therefore the data in the report is not surprising.

  2. Akram Hasso:

    We have started projects: health, sewerage, medical, agricultural projects, and local municipality services, now, the local municipalities are undertaking a project to asphalt the roads in all the cities of the region.

  3. Claire Danes:

    [Manila]... smelled of cockroaches, with rats all over and that there is no sewerage system and the people do not have anything -- no arms, no legs, no eyes.

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