sewage plant


: a place where sewage is cleaned so that it is not harmful or dangerous to the environment

Examples of sewage plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But none of them addressed PFAS, and sending the liquid to a sewage plant in nearby Duluth would do little, ultimately depositing the chemicals into Lake Superior. Chloe Johnson, Journal Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2024 Building the future Instead of relying on a sewage plant, St. Louis County is building its own facility, on a much smaller scale. Chloe Johnson, Journal Sentinel, 8 Mar. 2024 The city, located between a Chevron refinery, a sewage plant, and Los Angeles International Airport, was once home to contractors building parts for planes, rockets and missiles. Elizabeth Dwoskin, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2024 Phil Reeve, a manager at the sewage plant, was giving Wilson a tour. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, 17 July 2023 With the Sentinel on hand, he was rescued where Orange County’s Iron Bridge sewage plant releases treated effluent into the Little Econ. Kevin Spear, Orlando Sentinel, 16 Feb. 2023

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“Sewage plant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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