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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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So you automatically save 60 per cent of your potable water. That also means you don't have to dispose of 60 per cent of your wastewater.
The chief justice asked the Punjab chief secretary to explain where hefty amount earmarked for provision of potable water to people was being spent.
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Checking the WASA Water Dispenser, he said the government, under the dynamic leadership of Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif, had set a target to provide potable water to most of the population in Punjab and WASA Water project was also a part of this programme.
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Two tenders for the supply & erection of (a) two electric switchboards operating on 6.6 kV medium voltage required for Noubariya potable water treatment plant, also (b) supply of two electric switchboards operating on low voltage (380 volt) to operate Italba branded pumps & purifiers at Al Soyouf potable water treatment plant, also of another low voltage electric switchboard to operate similar pumps and purifiers at Nozha water treatment plant.
ISLAMABAD -- People in Srinagar, occupied Kashmir crave for potable water as the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department of the territory has failed to restore potable water supplies even in the areas where water has receded.
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Two tenders for the conducting the required (a) renovation, insulation & treatment of separators at some filtration & purification basins at Imbaba potable water station, also (b) calibration of some components and rehabilitation of the screw type pumps at Zenin waste water treatment station.