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floodgate

noun allow in massive problems, circumvention, colossal opening, door, escape, exhaust, exit, inundation, means, moat, open faucet, open flood-hatch, open gate, opening, outlet, overflow, provide a wide opening, release, safety valve, spout, vent
Associated concepts: immigration, open the floodgates
See also: crossroad, outlet
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Leaflets describe the water gates as a flood defence system tailor-made to fit your home which will you to watch the water go past, not inside, your home.
Traffic was blocked off at the scene as workers tried to shut off the water gate.
Water main; 8 EA, installation of 1" & 2" ~short side~ ( 20 LF) water services; installation of 6 fire service; 2 EA, installation of water gate valve assemblies at various locations.
Tenders are invited for Certain Repair To Bldgs Of Vtc, Kp Qtr, S1-S6, Children School, Hri And Outside Water Gate At Outside Fort William Under Ge (Fw) Kolkata
Tenders are invited for Provn Of Shed For Bathing Point At Bldg No Bi-1, Tiles In Stair Case Front Verandah And Misc B/R Work In Bldg No O-7/6, Barbed Wire On Perimeter Wall At Water Gate, Vtc, Addn/Altn To Ration Store Of Adm Branch And Certain Rev Works Under Ge (Fw) Kol
Tenders are invited for Provn Of Shed For Bathing Point At Bldg No Bi-1, Tiles In Stair Case Front Verandah And Misc Work In Bldg No O-7/6, Barbed Wire On Perimeter Wall At Water Gate, Vtc, Addn/Altn To Ration Store Of Adm Branch And Certain Rev Works Under Ge (Fw) Kol
Tenders are invited for Resurfacing of the roadway including repairs to the drainage system, replacement of water gate valves and hydrants, construction of wheelchair ramps, milling existing pavement, adjusting castings and final paving of the roadway.
Contract notice: Installation Work Of A Forklift And Sanitary Layouts Of The School Group Water Gate
Tenders are invited for Renovation Of Kitchen Of Water Gate House, Addn/ Altn To Ops Room On 5Th Floor New Comd Bldg, Spl Rep To Flooring, Door, Windows At Comd Gurudwara, Spl Repair/Replacement Of Al Int Wiring By Copper Wiring, Fixtures At Kp Accn, Under Ge (Fw) Kol.
In fact, all along the River Till many farmers are struggling with the loss of fences, stone walls and water gates, as well as damaged crops and loss of grazing.
From three gates opened at 18 meters each, Magat Dam's seven water gates were opened at 20 meters each to release excess water into the Magat River in Isabela.
Had the contractor installed the water gates last year, water from the swollen Chico River would have been shut out and would never have entered the canal when Ineng struck the city.