drainage system

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drainage system

Rivers, streams, and other inland water features.
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Noun1.drainage system - a system of watercourses or drains for carrying off excess water
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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works inclusive of footpath realignment works to widen existing pitch, removal of ball-stop fencing, earthworks, installation of parallel drainage system to suitable outfall, reinstallation of ball-stop fencing natural grass pitch construction and landscaping.Type of contract: works
The Abat Basin bounded by the Ja'alan fault to the south and by the Qalhat fault to the East recorded a great sediment thickness due to excessive sediment supply from active basin margin faults and very strong tectonic-related subsidence of the basin axis parallel drainage system.
Parallel drainage pattern develop in a highly steepened region and it is evidence they are tectonically controlled.

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