a sewer for carrying off rainfall drained from paved surfaces, roofs, etc.
- Also called storm drain .
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How to use storm sewer in a sentence
Most American sewer pipes, both sanitary and storm sewer pipes, are typically cracked, because we do such bad maintenance.How rising groundwater caused by climate change could devastate coastal communities | Kendra Pierre-Louis | December 13, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Clean all the rock and dirt out until you break through into the storm sewer, then come back.The Velvet Glove | Harry Harrison
It took Jon four hours to drive the tunnel as far as the ancient granite wall of the storm sewer.The Velvet Glove | Harry Harrison
It was almost dawn before he managed to find a storm sewer in which to hide for the day.Anything You Can Do ... | Gordon Randall Garrett