sew·er·age /ˈsuərɪʤ, ˈsʊ(ə)rɪʤ/
1. The construction of a sewer or sewers.
2. The system of sewers in a city, town, etc.; the general drainage of a city or town by means of sewers.
3. The material collected in, and discharged by, sewers. [In this sense sewage is preferable and common.]
n 1: waste matter carried away in sewers or drains [syn: sewage]
2: a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water [syn: