Rain water


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RAIN WATER. The water which naturally falls from the clouds.
     2. No one has a right to build his house so as to cause the rain water to fall over his neighbor's land; 1 Rolle's Ab. 107; 2 Leo. 94; 1 Str. 643; Fortesc. 212; Bac. Ab. Action on. the case, F.; 5 Co. 101; 2 Rolle, Ab. 565, 1. 10; 1 Com. Dig. Action upon the case for a nuisance, A; unless he has acquired a right by a grant or prescription.
     3. When the land remains in a state of nature, says a learned writer, and by the natural descent, the rain water would descend from the superior estate over the lower, the latter is necessarily subject to receive such water. 1 Lois des Batimens, 15, 16. Vide 2 Roll. 140; Dig. 39, 3; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1608.

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The sanitary staff of the QMC was absent and no efforts were witnessed to drain out the rain water from the roads and streets Quetta city where 20 to 3 feet rain water was standing till late night.
CONSTRUCTION OF BOUNDARY WALL, ROADS & PARKING AND PROVIDING AND LAYING WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM, RAIN WATER HARVESTING FOR 279 TYPE-A DWELLING UNITS IN SECTOR-31 (GH-2) PANCHKULA Estimated Cost 17095661.
During a visit to HFH to see the situation arisen due to entering of rain water, he directed the chief engineer to drain out water from the basement at the earliest.
It measures just 38cm in width to fit in the smallest of spaces and yet can store up to 100 litres of rain water.
With long-term thinking and partnership working there are very easy ways of both maintaining natural drainage and also re-using the rain water that falls.
The rain water not only affected the flow of traffic but it also impacted the people who were going to their job places early in the morning.
Firstly, good old rain water contains some 30 parts per billion of phosphorus when it visits sugar land.
Under this project rain water harvesting is done with the participation of community especially rural women for their drinking domestic usage livestock and food production.
This system will ensure that rain water is directly soaked into the ground.
A few days ago, they closed this parking lot and I imagined that finally, after a few years of neglect, they are going to install rain water outlets.
He believes that the current water shortage can easily be solved even if a small section of the population preserves the rain water that goes into the Arabian Sea due to the peculiar slanting topography of the state.
Rain water usually contains dissolved gases like oxygen, carbon dioxide, ammonia, formaldehyde et cetera.