sanitary engineering

noun

Definition of sanitary engineering

: a branch of civil engineering concerned primarily with the maintenance of environmental conditions (as pure water supply, waste disposal, insect control, nuisance abatement) conducive to public health

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“Sanitary engineering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanitary%20engineering. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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