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water hog

n
informal a person who uses water selfishly or irresponsibly, esp during a water shortage
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FACTFILE | The capybara is the largest of the world's rodent species | Their eyes and nostrils are on the tops of their heads so they can stay submerged with very little body showing - helping them to avoid detection by predators such as jaguars, anacondas and caiman | Like rabbits, they eat their own dung to extract maximum nutrition from their food | The scientific name for the capybara means 'water hog' | Mum Lily was born on 30 June 2010
In fact, their scientific name even means 'water hog'.
The torrential rain in the Welsh capital led to late pitch inspections and the day was eventually saved by Glamorgan Cricket Club, who loaned the Bluebirds a water hog machine to suck the excess water from the surface.
If the expense doesn't cause homeowners to rethink their thirsty yards, being branded a water hog might.
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"It's a low point in the field and if we have anything wrong we've hit it with the water hog and disturbed the surface.
"It's a low point in the field and if we have got anything wrong we've hit it with the water hog and disturbed the surface.
The toilet is the biggest water hog in the bathroom, using about 30 per cent of the total water used in a household.
North Texas officials object strongly to the "water hog" label that is often applied to the region, pointing out that the Dallas-Fort Worth area houses a quarter of the state's population and is a major corporate and industrial center.