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overflow into

To be so full that the contents of something spill into something else. The drainage ditch behind our house overflowed into our back yard after that huge rainstorm. The waiter wasn't paying attention when he was pouring my drink, and it started overflowing into my plate of food.
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overflow with

1. To be so filled with something that the contents spill out over the edge of the container. The river overflowed with water during the rainstorm. Why would they serve you a bowl overflowing with soup? That's just impractical!
2. To have an abundance of something, especially an emotion or characteristic, such that it seems like someone or something can't contain it. She was overflowing with excitement on the morning of her performance. My inbox has been overflowing with congratulations following the premiere of our film.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

overflow with

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 American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Why Control Sanitary Sewer Overflows? https://www.epa.gov/ sites/production/files/2015-10/documents/sso_casestudy_control.pdf [accessed 1 February 2018].
Mohammed Al-Anazi described the overflow of sewage as a big issue and urged a quick action from the authorities.
To provide coverage for this occurrence there is the Water Back-up and Sump Discharge or Overflow endorsement, HO 04 95.
water that backs up or overflows from a sewer, drain or sump." The policy states that the exclusion applies "regardless of any other cause or event that contributes concurrently or in any sequence to the loss."
Moylan said the city followed sanitary sewer overflow protocols by immediately notifying the city's Department of Inspectional Services and the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Oregon's wet weather can have a smelly side effect: Sewage overflows, as rainfall overwhelms sewer lines.
This improves the efficiency of fuel level measuring operations, reduces workload, and helps prevent overflows, thus reducing the risk of fuel spills and environmental damage from fuel tank overfill.
Until now water companies have not notified thousands of beach-goers when raw sewage had overflowed into our water.
Gungor Yuksel, Headman of the Degirmenyeri Village said they had faced a similar overflow in 2006 but it was terrible and most dangerous than 2006.
The four-month scheme involves building a new combined sewer overflow and new sewers.
There will also be two overflow rooms equipped with closed-circuit television accommodating additional viewers.
One of the bills from the previous Congress that is included in this year's legislation is the Sewer Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act, which would amend the Clean Water Act to provide a uniform, national standard for public notification for both combined sewage overflows and sanitary sewage overflows.
Byline: Municipality will impose fines of up to Dh100,000 on firms who fail to control sewage overflow.