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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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A Welsh Water spokesman said: "We can confirm that we have fixed the burst water main near Llechryd and water supplies have been restored to the majority of affected customers.
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The water main, once again, caused chaos to commuters and residents last Thursday after it burst.
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water said work would involve the building of a new pumping station and laying more than 12 kilometres of water mains.
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In the storm damaged area water mains, hydrants and service lines are being replaced and this work is scheduled to be complete by early December.