If poop and pee go to the sewer. How do the sewers not become full of waste?

and like explode the pipes?

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  • John
    Lv 6
    1 month ago
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    Sewage goes to the waste water treatment plant and when it overflows it goes directly to the stream or river nearby. Atlanta was getting heavy fines because of the overflow problem. Oddly enough Atlanta has a racial problem with the new sewer line, the new sewer goes through a white area first which pissed off the blacks, blacks did not want their poopoo and peepee mixed in with the white poopoo and peepee.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    because I slither down there and eat it before anything can happen. egg egg egg egg

  • 1 month ago

    They flow by gravity or are pumped to the wastewater treatment plant where it is treated and discharged usually to a river.

  • 1 month ago

    The sewer rats purify most of it; directed by the management of the phantom of the opera.

    Source(s): The sewer rats purify most of it; directed by the management of the phantom of the opera.
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  • 1 month ago

    Sewage is carried to sewage treatment plants where it is turned back into water.  The waste does not remain solid and toxic. 

  • 1 month ago

    they empty into the treatment plant

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because sewer pipes are long pipes that head to these waste treatment facility where sewage is treated and cleaned to be clean enough to grow fish in them and then it is released into the nearby river or lake or used as irrigation water for sprinklers in orchards or on farms.  

    Makes you think twice before taking water out of a running sprinkler to drink, don't it?

    the water goes into the soil and evaporates into the clouds again to be more rain.

    The sewage sludge is hauled off to the dump where it is mixed with sawdust and hog fuel to compost and become future bagged fertilizer for your lawns.

  • 1 month ago

    the sewer workers live in the pipes and wait for the poo, when it arrive they slice it thin like paulie from goodfellas slicing garlic, then the slices are frisbeed into the ocean for the dolphins to use to build their castles, the pee is water so it just flow into ur neighbour toilet and they use that water to flush their own toilet which makes their pee flow to their neighbour toilet, and this repeats all the way around the world in a loop

  • 1 month ago

    Treatment plants clean the waste and either dispose of or re-use what they can.  Los Angeles, for example, treats the liquid waste and turns it into drinking water.  Right now it's only 2%, but there is a 15 year goal to get that number up to 35%.

  • 1 month ago

    Maybe, maybe not 

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    it might go in the ocean

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