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(Soccer) informal a football player who is regarded as hard-working and competent but is not a star player

Water Carrier


Water Bearer

(Astrology) the Water Carrier the constellation Aquarius, the 11th sign of the zodiac
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We had two crews from Newcastle, one from Stafford and one from Eccleshall but it is just one from Newcastle and the water carrier from Cheadle there now.
The Assistant Minister of Land Management, Water and Sanitation Services, Mr Itumeleng Moipisi, has informed Parliament that construction of the Molepolole bound North South Water Carrier Project is expected to be concluded by end of November and the handover is scheduled for mid-January 2020.
Four appliances and a water carrier were on scene, approximately 25 firefighters.
One water carrier and the small fires unit 4x4, which is based at Bedworth, were sent to the scene.
SDRPY is already drilling wells and supplying water tanks in the Yemeni governorates of Marib, Al Mahra, Socotra, and Hajjah; establishing water carrier lines and developing distribution networks in the city of Al Ghaydah; and building a purification station on the island of Al Fasht.
Engines including a light pumping unit and a water carrier were mobilised following reports shortly after 8.30pm yesterday.
In a statement online, The Public Authority of Water Diam said, "More than 80 percent of the work of implementing an alternative pipeline for the main water carrier for the governorates of South and North Al Sharqiyah is completed.
The local fire service was called "in desperation" and promptly sent a fire engine and water carrier with 8,500 litres to the premises at Whitmore, near Newcastle, Staffs.
'Under the circumstances, the government has initiated a move to implement the project with grants from ADB to set up pipe water supply system with a treatment plant, reservoirs and water carrier arrangements, and sanitation facilities,' added the official.
During a visit, the administration team booked him in Kutchehry Bazaar for his uncovered water carrier. In Azeem Market, owner of a sanitary store of Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad was found flooded with water where larva could spread, and in the cotton factory of Muhammad Bilal water was found in Packing Therma and washing machine.
Two fire engines, four unimogs, a water carrier and seven multi-role vehicles were sent to extinguish a fire affecting 100 hectares of land.