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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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Muscat: Oman's push for a sustainable fresh water supply will get a boost after the Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) and the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA) signed an agreement to focus on solutions to fresh water scarcity.
'This would also serve to support fresh water supply for domestic use as the lake would help address the possibility that the aquifer would dry up,' the company chair said.
Planning experts are of the view that Mancher Lake cannot be revived unless fresh water is supplied from NaiGaj Dam.
ISLAMABAD -- The groundbreaking of the Gwadar International Airport and Eastern Expressway projects besides facilities of fresh water supply and distribution would be performed this year.
If you take all the water in the world and put it in a five-gallon bucket, the amount of fresh water would be about two tablespoons.
In the first research of its kind about the Southern Hemisphere, a new Scientific Reports article reveals that the fresh water changed the Pacific's circulation and significantly impacted regional climate.