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synonyms for drainage

  • sewerage
  • bilge
  • effluent
  • effluvium
  • waste
  • drain water
  • waste water
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Those projects include platform reconstructions, bridge replacements, drainage improvements and other infrastructure needs as part of a $5 billion backlog.
METRO SEEKS BOND SALES TO RAISE $360 MILLION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTSJUSTIN GEORGEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Wheeler has no money to replace its aging stormwater pipes and drainages to handle wind and rain storms on the Oregon Coast, which scientists predict will become more frequent and severe because of climate change.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
Zones most vulnerable to flooding are those near creeks and streams, and low-lying areas with poor drainage.
HEAVY RAIN AND ISOLATED FLOODING FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAYJEFFREY HALVERSON, JASON SAMENOWNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Locally heavy rains could trigger some flash flooding in poor drainage areas.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: ANOTHER DAY OF NICE, WARM WEATHER BEFORE RAIN RETURNSMATT ROGERSNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Areas most vulnerable to flooding are roads near small streams and low-lying spots with poor drainage.
UPDATED FORECAST: ZETA’S RAIN RAPIDLY EXITING D.C. AREA AFTER ONE TO THREE INCHES, BUT MORE SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.DAVID STREIT, JASON SAMENOWOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Hanging plants outside make having drainage holes a great option.
THESE HANGING PLANTERS BRING LIFE TO YOUR SPACEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The payment for this drainage was to be one-twentieth part of the ore raised by the different mines.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
All drainage from such land had to be pumped over the river bank, in many places 10 feet above the cultivated surface.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It is thus obvious that the drainage of the soil modifies its properties both mechanically and chemically.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
Thus in the Laurentian Lakes above Ontario the geologist finds evidence that the drainage lines have again and again been changed.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRAINAGE

  • arising
  • beginning
  • derivation
  • drainage
  • effluence
  • effluent
  • efflux
  • effusion
  • ejaculation
  • emerging
  • emission
  • escape
  • exhalation
  • exudation
  • flow
  • flowing
  • gush
  • issuance
  • issuing
  • leakage
  • oozing
  • origin
  • origination
  • outflow
  • outpour
  • proceeding
  • radiation
  • springing
  • welling
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