Definition of sewage works noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sewage works

BrE BrE//ˈsuːɪdʒ wɜːks//
, BrE//ˈsjuːɪdʒ wɜːks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːɪdʒ wɜːrks//
(also sewage treatment works, sewage disposal works) [countable + singular or plural verb] (British English)
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a place where chemicals are used to clean sewage so that it can then be allowed to go into rivers, etc. or used to make manure