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the open space in the centre of a law court.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

WELL. A hole dug in the earth in order to obtain water.
     2. The owner of the estate has a right to dig in his own ground, at such a distance as is permitted by law, from his neighbor's land; he is not restricted as to the size or depth, and is not liable to any action for rendering the well of his neighbor useless by so doing. Lois des Bat. part. 1, c. 3, sect. 2, art. 2, Sec. 2.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Residents have raised alarm over the empty, abandoned water wells in their neighbourhood, particularly in the emirate's Shamal area.
Aspen, CO, July 12, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Africa Water Wells is a grass roots organization centered in Aspen, Colorado & Arlington, Texas whose mission in Sotik, Kenya, has been providing clean water, free AA & medical care, women's empowerment programs, and donated used laptops to primary schools in & around Sotik.
In response to the growing reliance on groundwater for domestic and commercial water supplies and the lack of a comprehensive reference, engineers compile a set of best practices on securing safe water from groundwater resources, protecting water wells and pumping equipment, designing water well systems, testing, and repairing and replacing well materials.
Israeli forces also destroyed three water wells used for irrigation and military forces stole "400 olive trees and 700 fruit trees planted 5-7 years ago," Fataftah added.
Water well construction was also statistically significant in explaining bacterial contamination.
* 88 percent of well owners indicate that water from their own water well is their least expensive drinking water option.
In addition, military units will build thirteen schools, seven medical clinics, and drill over a dozen water wells. Combined, the Medretes will provide medical care to over 200,000 individuals in many cases the only professional medical care they will receive.
Summary: The owner had not renewed the licence of his resort since April and had illegally dug water wells.
have begun to use sonic drilling methods for their water well drilling needs.
Donors to these foundations can choose to cover the full expense of a water well or just a part of the cost.
Elevated levels of methane, ethane and propane gases were found in drinking water wells in Pennsylvania, close to operations that shake natural gas loose from underground shale formations in a process known as fracking, scientists reported.
The owner of well #6 immediately had a UV disinfection system installed on the water line after the inspection of the water well. Well #6 is 160 feet (49 m) deep with fair wellhead protection.