drainage ditch


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Noun1.drainage ditch - a ditch for carrying off excess water or sewagedrainage ditch - a ditch for carrying off excess water or sewage
ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earth
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5 m and a total volume of water retained 7,500 m3; 3) construction of two damming thresholds on the detailed drainage ditch with a damming height up to 1.
Kirklees Council has dug a drainage ditch to channel thousands of litres of water into an existing drain - months after a similar drainage channel was created but later filled in.
The parents of a Texas toddler found dead in a drainage ditch in October are seeking to regain custody of their other child, a 4-year-old girl.
A MAN had to be rescued by the emergency services after falling into a five-metre drainage ditch in Loftus.
This ongoing erosion, exacerbated by the heavy rains in early 2015 and again in early 2016, eventually infiltrated and undermined the headwalls, allowing the banks of the drainage ditch to creep toward the canal.
The airport hired the herd as an environmentally friendly alternative to weed clearing because it cannot use herbicides in a drainage ditch.
The shuttered plant's operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), has apparently been hiding for an entire year the fact that radioactive waste has been quietly pouring into the ocean from an onsite drainage ditch.
Firefighters also rescued a pony that got stuck in a drainage ditch on Cleveley Road, in Meols, Wirral.
Tepco) has reported a new record rise in radiation levels in water collected from a drainage ditch at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
She died of head and chest injuries sustained in the latenight crash in December, which left the ambulance tilted at a 45-degree angle in the deep drainage ditch.
THE parents of two young sisters who died after a car crashed into a roadside drainage ditch have paid tribute to their "little angels".
There is no typical drainage ditch," says Agricultural Research Service ecologist Matt Moore.