drainage ditch

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Noun1.drainage ditch - a ditch for carrying off excess water or sewagedrainage ditch - a ditch for carrying off excess water or sewage
ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earth
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CEBU CITY--A five-year-old boy is missing after he fell into a drainage ditch during a heavy downpour last Saturday afternoon in Barangay Basak Pardo here.
Peering into a drainage ditch by the roadside, officers must have been concerned to see two heads staring back at them.
Earlier on Saturday, three people were killed in the federal capital after an overspeeding vehicle plunged into a local drainage ditch.
POLICE searching for a missing student are probing the possibility he fell into a golf course drainage ditch.
Lim said the motorcyclist and its passenger were then dragged underneath the bus until it came to a halt in a drainage ditch.
Kirklees Council has dug a drainage ditch to channel thousands of litres of water into an existing drain - months after a similar drainage channel was created but later filled in.
The parents of a Texas toddler found dead in a drainage ditch in October are seeking to regain custody of their other child, a 4-year-old girl.
A MAN had to be rescued by the emergency services after falling into a five-metre drainage ditch in Loftus.
Over the years, erosion and weathering had deteriorated the original timber headwalls in the drainage ditch. This ongoing erosion, exacerbated by the heavy rains in early 2015 and again in early 2016, eventually infiltrated and undermined the headwalls, allowing the banks of the drainage ditch to creep toward the canal.
The airport hired the herd as an environmentally friendly alternative to weed clearing because it cannot use herbicides in a drainage ditch.
The shuttered plant's operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), has apparently been hiding for an entire year the fact that radioactive waste has been quietly pouring into the ocean from an onsite drainage ditch.
Firefighters also rescued a pony that got stuck in a drainage ditch on Cleveley Road, in Meols, Wirral.