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flood·wa·ter

 (flŭd′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n. often floodwaters
The water of a flood.

floodwater

(ˈflʌdˌwɔːtə)
n
(Physical Geography) water that overflows from a river, lake, etc during a flood

flood•wa•ter

(ˈflʌdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər)

n.
the water that overflows as the result of a flood.
[1785–95]
Translations

floodwater

[ˈflʌdwɔːtəʳ] Ncrecida f, riada f

floodwater

[ˈflʌdwɔːtər] neaux fpl de crue

floodwater

[ˈflʌdˌwɔːtəʳ] nacque fpl (di inondazione)
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OKLAHOMA CITY High Water 201, a floodwater rescue conference for firefighters, emergency medical service workers and other first responders, is scheduled April 6- at Riversport Rapids whitewater center in downtown Oklahoma City.
Bongat said 300 families were accommodated in the city's evacuation center until the floodwater subsided.
CHINIOT -- It was like a nightmare for Nooran Bibi and her family on the night between Thursday and Friday when they woke up to find their house and farms near Chak 128-JB, Thathian, surrounded by floodwater.
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When Houston-based epidemiologist Winifred Hamilton spent a few days in the field last week collecting samples of the abundant floodwater Tropical Storm Harvey had left in its wake, she was able to practice the health safety advice she had urged her fellow Houstonians to follow.
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Standing crops on hundreds of acres of land have been washed away by the floodwater in the district.
Sialkot District Coordination Officer (DCO) Dr Asif Tufail said that 311,840 cusecs of floodwater was passing through River Chenab at Head Marala.
As of press time, some areas in this city, particularly barangays San Juan ACCFA and Imelda submerged to floodwater.
Floodwater reached the rural areas of Pano Akil engulfing more than 50 villages along with 25 rural districts of Union Council Sadoja, source said to research analyst-PAGE.
Around a quarter of drivers would attempt to go through moving floodwater nearly 12ins deep, according to the Populus survey conducted for the Environment Agency and the AA.