Water carriage

Wa´ter car´riage

1.Transportation or conveyance by water; means of transporting by water.
2.A vessel or boat.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The researchers - Jo-Anne L Geere and Paul R Hunter, have further claimed that they are the first ones to analyse the 'relationships between water carriage, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and maternal and child health.'
Therefore, if we are dealing with a road carriage, it will be carried out "loco fabrica" or ex works; if the carriage is on rails, the delivery is usually carried out at the closest the railway station; for water carriage, the delivery is carried out on the quay, alongside ship, that is FAS--free alongside ship; or by loading the goods on the board of the ship, that is FOB--free on board (Piperea, 2013: 30).
Constructed from a composite known as EcoPolyFire, a compound unique to Iturri, the manufacturer claims the tender is: "lighter than regular machines allowing for greater water carriage, 11,900 litres in total, and improved acceleration." EcoPolyFibre helps to prevent rust and is said to be easier and relatively cheaper to repair than alloy models.
Victorian attitudes, and public works, started an irreversible move towards disposal by water carriage. Required by the 1866 Sanitary Act to make provision for disposal, some local authorities initially relied on soil or ash closets, or night-soil collection using pails, rather than incurring capital expenditure to install drains and sewers.
A couple of water carriages from the fire brigade have been asked to stay at the college till morning to avoid any sudden eruption of the fire.