Definitions for water supply

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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


  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)

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nasser Mushabab Al Otaibi:

    If you walk down the street you will see electricity everywhere, water supply, prices going down.

  2. 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.

  3. Guiyolette Fenfen:

    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.

  4. Jerry Meral:

    The voters know this is a dry state, very much prone to droughts, and increasingly subject to water supply variability due to climate change.

  5. 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.

Translations for water supply

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  • إمدادات المياهArabic

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