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the open space in the centre of a law court.

WELL. A hole dug in the earth in order to obtain water.
     2. The owner of the estate has a right to dig in his own ground, at such a distance as is permitted by law, from his neighbor's land; he is not restricted as to the size or depth, and is not liable to any action for rendering the well of his neighbor useless by so doing. Lois des Bat. part. 1, c. 3, sect. 2, art. 2, Sec. 2.

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The USDA grant will fund Water Well Trust projects in six rural Georgia counties, including Colquitt, Hancock, Jones, Monroe, Murray, and Wilcox.
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The water wells belonged to Nayif Mahmoud Shallafa and his brothers Nawwaf and Yousef.
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Following Hurricane Mitch, an Army reserve component task force deployed to Nicaragua in 1999 to construct clinics, drill water wells, and improve roads.
Since 1932, WSC has been committed to ensuring that Americans who depend on water wells have safe, reliable drinking water," said Margaret Martens, WSC Executive Director.
Al Maktoum Foundation will build 10 pure water stations, including 10 water wells, in the South Darfur and East Kordofan states of Sudan by the end of 
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The Turkish foundation Kimse Yok Mu (Is Anybody There) has drilled 451 water wells and the Deniz Feneri (Lighthouse) association has drilled 152.
Based on analysis of 141 drinking water wells in northern Pennsylvania that sit atop a natural gas-rich underground formation called the Marcellus shale, Johnson and his colleagues found 82 per cent of drinking water samples contained methane, with concentrations six times higher for homes within .
Ten percent of the profits generated from each bottle of Cali Blue that is sold will go directly towards building new fresh water wells for people in third world countries who currently do not have access to something as fundamental as clean and safe drinking water.
While the cost of digging a water well ranges from Dh5,000 to Dh300,000 as is the case in the Sahar desert where very deep artisan water wells are needed, the average donations is Dh25,000 per water well from which 4,000 people can drink.