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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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The expeditious declaration of National Waterways and its subsequent development will enhance the industrial growth and tourism potential of the hinterland along the waterway.
COMMUNITY groups and schools are being urged to play their part in ensuring a future for the waterways of North Warwickshire.
British Waterways said it is also arranging open days across England and Wales between October and next March to highlight the "valuable heritage" of historic locks, bridges and aqueducts along the 2,200-mile inland waterway network.
Vince Moran, British Waterways' operations director, said: "Britain's canals and rivers are set to become a new waterways charity next year so this year's maintenance programme marks the end of an era for the nation's historic waterway network.
But whereas cargo is concerned, the waterways is holding a lot of unexploited potential which this waterway is holding," said S.
BRITISH Waterways is recruiting people who can make a positive contribution to shaping the future of the rejuvenated 300 mile waterway network in Wales.
BRITISH Waterways - which cares for 2,200 miles of the nation's canals and rivers, including the River Tees - is inviting nature lovers of all ages to get out and about on their local waterway and record the bugs and beasties they spot there.
BAGHDAD: Negotiations are expected to begin later this month between Iraq and Iran over the cleaning up the strategic Shatt Al Arab waterway, an adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki said yesterday.
With the advent of railways and motor vehicles, the canal trade inevitably declined and sections of waterway became un-used and eventually derelict, with some sections even being infilled.
Right now Arroyo Simi doesn't appeal to as many people as it could, with homes, parks and businesses backing up to the waterway, rather than banks decorated with lush greenery and colorful landscaping, Ferber said.
David Jefferson has carefully and personally researched the French waterway system.
A mill's proximity to the waterway system is a big factor in deciding whether to ship via barge.