sewage treatment plant

noun

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

Examples of sewage treatment plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sewage flowed out to Lake Michigan, where it was diluted and then pumped right back into people's homes and businesses. Jones Island, once home to a village of Kashubian fisherfolk, became home to the city’s sewage treatment plant in 1925. Caitlin Looby, Journal Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2024 More:Milwaukee loves its rivers and Lake Michigan — and keeps abusing them, too In the 1920s, a Polish fishing village becomes home to sewage treatment plant Before the city had a method to collect and treat wastewater, Milwaukeeans dumped raw sewage into the three rivers, Gurda said. Caitlin Looby, Journal Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2024 Miami-Dade’s biggest — and most vulnerable — sewage treatment plant is getting a big upgrade, which could help the county stop dumping tens of millions of gallons of wastewater into the ocean in the next few years. Alex Harris, Miami Herald, 2 Feb. 2024 The sewage flowed out to Lake Michigan where it was diluted and then pumped right back into peoples' homes and businesses. Jones Island, once home to a village of Kashubian fisherfolk, became home to the city’s sewage treatment plant in 1925. Caitlin Looby, Journal Sentinel, 4 Jan. 2024 Screening for pathogens and drugs Everything starts with collecting the sample at the sewage treatment plant, with a kit Biobot provides. Alice Park, Time, 21 Sep. 2023 One factor is that Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza’s only power generation plant and main sewage treatment plant in 2008 and again in 2018. Topher L. McDougal, Fortune, 13 Oct. 2023 His work was instrumental in restoring Malibu Lagoon, one of the last coastal wetlands in the county, which was suffering from low oxygen levels, poor water quality and tainted sediment linked to urban runoff and discharges from the nearby Tapia sewage treatment plant. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep. 2023 Sewage, on the other hand, contains too much organic content to be safely reused at home and should always go to your city’s sewage treatment plant. Cori Sears, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 July 2023

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“Sewage treatment plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sewage%20treatment%20plant. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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