Raw sewage flows from a pipe polluting a river.
Sewage is defined as waste matter and excrement carried away in drains.
Waste matter that you flush down your toilet that gets carried away in the sewer is an example of sewage.
the waste matter carried off by sewers or drains
Origin of sewagesew(er) + -age
Liquid and solid waste carried off in sewers or drains.
Origin of sewagePerhaps sew sewer ( from Middle English) ( short for Anglo-Norman sewere ; see sewer 1. ) -age
(countable and uncountable, plural sewages)