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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

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Another benefit of recycling is a reduction of stress on agriculture water and a reduced risk of regional water depletion.
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On the production side, agricultural and food systems should reduce their negative environmental impacts, including soil and water depletion as well as greenhouse gas emissions, the report said.
The conference will highlight the latest techniques used in limiting water depletion as it provides a platform for exchanging ideas and views on the technology used in the sector of water, as well as finding the solutions and putting forward proposals for international problems and issues facing the sector of water, in addition to a number of topics related to water, which aim at raising awareness towards the issues of this vital and important resource.
He pointed out that the design, construction and operations of buildings contribute to air pollution, land use and contamination, fossil fuel depletion, water depletion, water pollution, materials depletion, impacts on human health and climate change.
Actual soil water depletion is measured by moisture sensors down to 2 m (6 ft).
I felt that the piece on water depletion was especially powerful.
This project was carried out due to the scarce rain during the past few years and water depletion of some wells.
Environmentalists warn that legislation currently making its way through Brazil's legislature will cause deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest to surge and will heighten the risk of water depletion and erosion.
EFSA disagreed, finding instead that these points were" measures of water depletion and thus are measures of the disease.
Opening chapters lay out the conceptual and theoretical frameworks for water management boundary spanning and these are then applied to empirical cases of water management in the Netherlands related to flooding and flood policy, water depletion, water (restoration) and nature, acceptance and use of scientific models and information, and international cooperation on water basins.