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water supply

noun as in available water

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The affected water would have taken between 24 and 36 hours to start reaching the drinking water supply, and there are reportedly other safeguards down the line that likely would have caught the problem before it made its way to the public.

We’ve discovered a few options that can dig through backcountry roots and rocks so you can keep nearby water supplies clean.

Oil spills lead to massive contamination of soil and groundwater — including drinking water supplies.

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The San Diego region gets 69 percent of its water supply from a source also transported hundreds of miles via a series of canals and pipelines.

In Corbett, the town has started excavation work to find a new water supply.

Fluoride first entered an American water supply through a rather inelegant technocratic scheme.

It is provided with best conditions for water supply, heating and ventilation.

Earlier this month, Toledo, Ohio, watched its municipal water supply descend into an undrinkable stew of algal toxins.

It had a notorious problem with the toxic chemical in the local water supply.

Crimea relies on the Ukrainian mainland for 80 percent of its local water supply, and much of Crimea is farmland.

It is sufficient to say that the water-supply of the mine was worked by the pressure of the air upon these springs.

Many of them had no water-supply and very little air; some had no sewers, and where sewers existed they were generally choked up.

His water supply was nearly exhausted, and he had no more wood.

The water supply came from a brook that was higher than the houses.

The soil is fertile, the climate genial, there is an inexhaustible water supply, and an ample rainfall.


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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to water supply, such as: water system, and waterworks.

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