An analysis of sewage systems around Sydney reveals that most of the country’s sewage systems are still being built in an age of high-tech manufacturing.
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The term “sunken sewer” has been used to describe the seepage from drains into sewers and sewer lines in many countries.
The term is also used in Australia, where it is often used to refer to wastewater from industrial processes, including the manufacture of fertiliser and fertiliser-producing plants.
Read the full story on ABC News:What is the Australian government doing to clean up its sewer system?
The government is in the process of buying up some of the largest sewer systems in the country, to reduce pollution and improve sewerage.
Read about the purchase of more than 2,000 kilometres of sewage pipes from Australia’s largest private company.