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


  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)


  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. 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. Pamela Chisanga:

    We should find other options of getting a water supply to rural communities other than drilling boreholes everywhere.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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