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Water supply

Water supply

  • Water metering
    Water metering is the process of measuring water use.
  • Aqueduct (bridge)
    Bridges for conveying water, called aqueducts or water bridges are constructed to convey watercourses across gaps such as valleys or ravines.
  • Water resources
    Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful.
  • 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.
  • Storm drain
    A storm drain, storm sewer (US), surface water drain/sewer (UK), or stormwater drain (Australia and New Zealand) is designed to drain excess rain and ground water from impervious surfaces such as paved streets, car parks, parking lots, footpaths, sidewalks, and roofs.
  • Tap water
    Tap water (running water, city water, municipal water, etc.) is water supplied to a tap (valve).
  • Water conflict
    Water conflict is a term describing a conflict between countries, states, or groups over an access to water resources.
  • Mersin Water Museum
    Mersin Water Museum (Turkish: Mersin Su Müzesi) is a museum in Mersin, Turkey.
  • Meltwater
    Meltwater is water released by the melting of snow or ice, including glacial ice, tabular icebergs and ice shelves over oceans.
  • Wine to Water
    Wine to Water is a non-profit organization focused on providing clean water to people around the world.
  • Pump
    A pump is a device that moves fluids (liquids or gases), or sometimes slurries, by mechanical action.
  • 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.
  • Harzwasserwerke
    The Harzwasserwerke GmbH (Harz Water Works Limited) is a major German water company and dam operator based in Hildesheim, located within the German federal state of Lower Saxony.
  • Jalyukt Shivar
    The Maharashtra government in India has launched a water management programme named Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan to make Maharashtra a drought-free state by 2019.
  • International Water Management Institute
    The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit research organisation with headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and offices across Africa and Asia.
  • Aqueduct (water supply)
    An aqueduct is a watercourse constructed to convey water.