Definitions for water supply
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word water supply
water system, water supply, water(noun)
a facility that provides a source of water
"the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
a supply of water; specifically, water collected, as in reservoirs, and conveyed, as by pipes, for use in a city, mill, or the like
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities, commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes. Irrigation is covered separately.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Source, means, or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you walk down the street you will see electricity everywhere, water supply, prices going down.
If this bill were to pass, their water supply is in jeopardy. You can't drink salt water. It just doesn't work.
The water supply stopped in 2012, but what's worst is living here during the hurricane season. The tent floods and it collapses in the wind.
The voters know this is a dry state, very much prone to droughts, and increasingly subject to water supply variability due to climate change.
The New York City water supply does not pose a risk, so people should continue to feel confident in drinking tap water to stay cool during this period of hot weather.
Translations for water supply
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- إمدادات المياهArabic
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