What does water supply mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Water supply

    a supply of water; specifically, water collected, as in reservoirs, and conveyed, as by pipes, for use in a city, mill, or the like

Freebase

  1. Water supply

    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

  1. Water Supply

    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)

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of water supply in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of water supply in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The White House:

    If this bill were to pass, their water supply is in jeopardy. You can't drink salt water. It just doesn't work.

  2. Mary Bassett:

    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.

  3. Bouma Ibrahim:

    This water supply project, I believe, is the answer to our prayers to Allah because our women and girls, whose role it is to fetch water, had to travel long distances under the scorching heat of the sun in search of water. This is behind us now.

  4. Steven Bohlen:

    Thus far, testing of water supply wells by the State Water Resources Control Board has revealed no contamination of water used for drinking or agricultural purposes related to underground injection by the oil and gas industry. We intend to keep it that way.

  5. Steven Bohlen:

    The state and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are moving aggressively and quickly to test all wells that risk harming sources of water for drinking and agriculture, thus far, testing of water supply wells by the State Water Resources Control Board has revealed no contamination of water used for drinking or agricultural purposes related to underground injection by the oil and gas industry. We intend to keep it that way.

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