Fire water

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a strong alcoholic beverage; - so called by the American Indians.

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An Environment Agency Wales spokesman said: "Officers are on site at Kronospan Ltd, Chirk, to oversee the run off of fire water and make sure it does not pollute nearby watercourses.
The Norwegian oil company Statoil ASA said on Thursday (8 December) that it had awarded Vetco Aibel a NOK90m contract to expand the fire water capacity on the Snorre A platform in the North Sea.
installation of 80 sanitary appliances, Installation of 2 rainwater double pumping units, 1 waste water lifting unit, 400 m drainage pipe for rainwater, 590 m drainage pipe for waste water, 1 pressure booster, 900 m drinking water pipes, 1 fire water tank 36 m 3 , 1 fire water pump, 2 wall hydrants, 12 extraction points, 3 entry points, 240 m extinguishing water pipes.