Water supply

2017-07-30T05:17:32+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Water metering, Pump, Tap water, Water resources, Aqueduct (bridge), Water cooler, Pumping station, Desalination, Qanat, Water supply, Water conflict, Water use, Greywater, Meltwater flashcards Water supply
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  • Water metering
    Water metering is the process of measuring water use.
  • Pump
    A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.
  • Tap water
    Tap water (running water, city water, municipal water, etc.) is water supplied to a tap (valve).
  • Water resources
    Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful.
  • Aqueduct (bridge)
    Bridges for conveying water, called aqueducts or water bridges are constructed to convey watercourses across gaps such as valleys or ravines.
  • Water cooler
    A water cooler or water dispenser is a device that cools and dispenses water.
  • Pumping station
    Pumping stations are facilities including pumps and equipment for pumping fluids from one place to another.
  • Desalination
    Desalination is a process that removes minerals from saline water.
  • Qanat
    A qanāt (Persian: قنات‎‎/کاریز) is a gently sloping underground channel with a series of vertical access shafts, used to transport water from an aquifer under a hill.
  • 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.
  • Water conflict
    Water conflict is a term describing a conflict between countries, states, or groups over an access to water resources.
  • Water use
    Water use can mean the amount of water used by a household or a country, or the amount used for a given task or for the production of a given quantity of some product or crop, or the amount allocated for a particular purpose.
  • Greywater
    Greywater (also spelled graywater, or grey water/gray water) or sullage is all wastewater generated in households or office buildings from streams without fecal contamination, i.
  • Meltwater
    Meltwater is water released by the melting of snow or ice, including glacial ice, tabular icebergs and ice shelves over oceans.