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overflow into something

to spill over into something. The river overflowed into the surrounding farmland. The water in the bowl overflowed into the sink.
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overflow with someone or something

to have so much or so many people or things that they spill over. The kitchen overflowed with the guests. My cup overflowed with coffee and spilled on the counter.
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overflow with

v.
1. To be filled beyond capacity with something: Their mugs overflowed with beer.
2. To have a boundless supply of something: The hospital room overflowed with flowers. Our wonderful hosts were overflowing with generosity to us.
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The ISO HO 00 03 provides coverage for water damage that is the result of a discharge or overflow of a plumbing, heating, air conditioning, or household appliance if it is on the residence premises.
As part of the settlement, SAWS will conduct system-wide assessments, identify and implement remedial measures to address problems that cause or contribute to illegal discharges found during those assessments, and initiate a capacity management, operation and maintenance program to proactively reduce sanitary sewer overflows.
Farmers relied on the testimony of a plumber who concluded that a blockage in the sewer line approximately 20 to 40 feet away from the toilet caused the toilet to overflow.
commissioner of public works and parks, said the sewage overflow was discovered Friday morning during a routine storm-water outfall inspection near the lake.
The extra water led to an overflow of sewage into Sutherlin Creek, city officials said.
Parelis said the aim of the meeting was to coordinate various bodies to take all the necessary measures to avoid problems if Yermasogia and Polemidia dams overflow.
And water quality worsened last year at 100 beaches with regulated sewage overflow outlets.
Rose says these community outbreaks are correlated with rainfall as well as associated overflows and leaks in public sewer systems.
Larry Barnes, network field services manager at Severn Trent Water, said: "Sewer overflows protect the sewer system when sudden heavy rain overloads it by simply allowing very dilute waste to run off into water courses.
The issue with the district that primarily serves Lancaster is overflows from the sewage treatment plant into Piute ponds, which then spills onto Rosamond Dry Lake on Edwards Air Force Base.
The lower court ruling concluded last year that the state of Wisconsin was diligently prosecuting sewage overflows from Milwaukee.
Welsh Water has considerable numbers of overflows on its network, many of which are due for upgrading.
The gating system directly fed five castings, each with three overflows.
Stormlog Event Recorder is an event data logger for operating storm water overflows.
The location of overflows in reference to the part has an impact on the cycle time and deflashing temperature, as well as general deflashability of the part.