Water wing


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Wa´ter wing`


1.(Arch.) One of two walls built on either side of the junction of a bridge with the bank of a river, to protect the abutment of the bridge and the bank from the action of the current.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ghulam Qadir Kazi Tennis Tournament commenced at WAPDA Water wing Colony sports club Hyderabad with 56 five entries were received in a week long tournament.
Summary: Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 25 (ANI): With water level in Chenab river at its peak, the Water Wing of Border Security Force (BSF) is patrolling the river along International Border (IB) to prevent infiltration into the country.
The body also discussed the issue of delay in transfer of posts of 89 Badarga Force of the Gomal Zam Dam project of South Waziristan Agency, FATA from Water Wing to Power Wing in detail and directed the Chairman, Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to resolve the issue of their regularization on priority basis and submit a report accordingly.
On residents' demand for more frequent tankers he explained that as per water wing report 14 MGD was needed in CBC area but KW SB was only supplying an average of 6.5 MGD.
'The prime minister considers water as vital and he wants to synchronise working of PARC, Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources, the Indus River System Authority and the water wing of Ministry of Water and Power', he says.
South Miami, FL, June 27, 2014 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product designed to provide its users with enhanced enjoyment of various water-based activities, the Water Wing, has been developed by George A.D.
A research group at Brown University in the US led by Professor Shreyas Mandre is developing a hydrofoil - a water wing - as a means to harvest tidal energy.
WAPDA Employees Paigham Union alleges financial irregularities in Nai Gajj Dam, a project of WAPDA's Water Wing (South) and mismanagement in Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO).
He also directed the Water Wing and other formations of the Authority to facilitate the participants of processions in different parts of the city on this occasion.
WITH unscrupulous elements taking to secret water routes to give security forces a slip at the Indo- Nepal border, the Sashastra Seema Bal ( SSB) has proposed a specialised water wing to curb their activities.
CDA Member Engineering Abdul Jabbar Malano, Senior Director Sewerage Treatment Plant and Water Supply, Shahid Sohail, Director Water Supply Jabbir Khan, and other senior officers of the water wing attended the meeting.