drainage system


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drainage system

Rivers, streams, and other inland water features.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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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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"As we move through developing the rest of the main building we will be improving the rest of the hospitals drainage system to support the modern premises the project is delivering."
Anyway, the main reason for the flooding of streets is improper water drainage system.
Once again a council has retrospectively reacted to a landslide, proudly stating in its press release that it had "cleaned out" the "road drainage system" after the event.
The signing ceremony of grant and loan agreements on rehabilitation of water supply and drainage system of Kara-Balta between the Kyrgyz Republic and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development took place today in the Finance Ministry in Bishkek.
May 17, 2012 (BOR) - Jonglei's governor, Kuol Manyang Juuk, has ordered the construction of a drainage system to deal with the flooding in the state capital, Bor.
From the performance point of view of the drainage system operation, crop yields are generally expected to increase with the installation of subsurface drainage system.
A long-running dispute over land at Rhoose Point has prevented Welsh Water officially taking responsibility for the drainage system on the estate.
A series of works are taking place at Hardwick Dene in Stockton to provide a new sustainable urban drainage system. Landscape contractors, Brambledown is in the final stage of the construction which involves a drainage pond area and two spillways.
Summary: Oujda - HM King Mohammed VI on Tuesday enquired about the progress of the Oujda liquid sanitation priority program, with a cost of 550 million dirhams (about $ 63 million), and inaugurated a rainwater drainage system to protect the southern sector of the city against floods.
Summary: The Dubai Municipality claims the rain shower last week too Dubai's drainage system by surprise.
Lack of maintenance has clogged the drainage system making the flooding worse.
"More specifically, CDM determined that the drainage system cannot accommodate a storm larger than a three-month rain event without experiencing some degree of system surcharging," Mr.