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Water system   /wˈɔtər sˈɪstəm/   Listen
Water system

noun
1.
A river and all of its tributaries.
2.
A facility that provides a source of water.  Synonyms: water, water supply.  "First you have to cut off the water"






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"Water system" Quotes from Famous Books



... a separate surface water system will vary, but may be taken at an average of, approximately, l5s. 0d. per lineal yard of road. To repay this amount in thirty years at 4 per cent, would require a sum of 10.42d., say 10-1/2d. per annum; that is to say, the cost of taking the surface ...
— The Sewerage of Sea Coast Towns • Henry C. Adams

... screen to a picturesque and charming town. Though, owing to its commercial importance as a half-way station on the road from Asia to Australia, Makassar promises to become a second Singapore, it has as yet neither an electric lighting, gas, nor water system. It is, however, very beautifully laid out, the streets, which are broad and well-kept, being lined by double rows of magnificent canarium trees or tamarinds, whose branches interlace high overhead in a canopy of green. ...
— Where the Strange Trails Go Down • E. Alexander Powell

... members of it, and I will even pay for having installed an electric alarm system, with pull boxes in various places. I will also equip a small fire headquarters. In view of the fact that we have no water system, I would suggest that chemical engines ...
— The Young Firemen of Lakeville - or, Herbert Dare's Pluck • Frank V. Webster

... county seat, and has a city hall, electric lights and water system, flour and feed mills, and is the chief distributing center ...
— A Review of the Resources and Industries of the State of Washington, 1909 • Ithamar Howell



Words linked to "Water system" :   scheme, base, reservoir, water main, facility, artificial lake, river, infrastructure, system, installation, man-made lake



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