water system


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water system

n.
1. A water supply.
2. A river and all its tributaries.

water system

n
1. (Physical Geography) a river and all its tributaries
2. (Civil Engineering) a system for supplying water to a community

wa′ter sys`tem


n.
1. a river and all its branches.
2. a system of supplying water, as throughout a metropolitan area.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.water system - a river and all of its tributaries
system, scheme - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
river - a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek); "the river was navigable for 50 miles"
2.water system - a facility that provides a source of waterwater system - a facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
artificial lake, man-made lake, reservoir - lake used to store water for community use
water main - main (a pipe or conduit) for conveying water
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Water System, Inc proposes various system wide improvements to the water system which include an upgrade to an existing water booster station, installation of a new transmission main and a new water booster station, construction of a new water main and additional interconnections.
3,170,841 to the San Antonio Water System (Bexar County) consisting of a loan in the amount of $2,975,000 and $195,841 in loan forgiveness from the CWSRF to finance wastewater system improvements.
In that county, the city of Goldsboro switched its water system from chlorine to chloramine in 2000.
Finally there is an invaluable section on using the installed water system, getting the right amount of water in the right place at the right time.
Rebecca Trujillo first learned that a multinational corporation had bought her local water system when she got a bill.
Paper mills should develop an understanding of how reducing total cost of operation (TCO) through water system closure must be precisely aligned with sheet properties established in the wet end.
A couple years ago when a new diesel engine that runs the community water system in an emergency was installed they found the system running out of water.
A possible solution might be to abandon the city water system, transfer water rights to residents, and allow them to drill domestic wells, which are not regulated by the EPA.
During business hours, management offices are able to keep abreast with steam heating and hot water system operations by polling each fuel computer by telephone and obtaining a printout of the incoming data on an in-house printer.
the various ways the water system can cause furnace downtime were examined.
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This year's report presents a generally rosy picture of the area's water system.