Counter drain


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a drain at the foot of the embankment of a canal or watercourse, for carrying off the water that may soak through.

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Some 3,000 were killed on a commercial coarse fishery in Worcester, 1,500 have died at Captains Pit in Wirral and 1,000 have died at Old Bedford counter drain in Cambridg eshire.