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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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The Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, mandated by law to be updated every ten years, will be developed with extensive public input and released by the end of 2020.
'Considering that no additional documents were further required to be submitted, Waterfront is deemed to have completed the requirements for its project application, which warranted the review and evaluation thereof,'
By 2018, Asimus notes, Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel will offer a "brand-new hospitality experience" to delight guests no end and open new market opportunities for the hotel.
Adressing the event Mayor Anderson said: "As a Unesco World Heritage site, the Liverpool waterfront is famous across the world.
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From the site, customers can search for different types of waterfront homes including single family homes, condos, and vacant land.
As per the new guidelines, the waterfront is to be connected physically and visually to the circulation routes of the city.
Both local and international companies will "100 per cent" move their headquarters to waterfront destinations, said Boyd, speaking to Gulf News on the sidelines of the Urban Waterfront conference, which began on Sunday.
A road link from Cardiff Road across the Waterfront ends close to the West Pond area, meaning there is no access to the Island.
It will attract delegates from across the globe and will see Mersey waterfront take top billing alongside major international waterfront cities including Shanghai and San Francisco.
The plan is to create a community gathering place with a mixed use concept to draw people to the waterfront for festivals, events, dinner and shopping.