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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 Baguio Water District (BWD) and the various Lions Clubs in the city are joining forces to protect the watersheds where the majority of the city's water supply is sourced.
In his letter to Cimatu, Santos cited in detail the destructive logging in the Angat watershed, the siltation of the dam's water reservoir, and the death and destruction due to flooding, which was proven in a Senate investigation on the complaint of the NALJP.
Napocor manages the watershed of Angat Dam which supplies potable water to Metro Manila.
He further expressed his pleasure that this project is focused on sustainable watershed management practices which will ultimately increase the farming community resilience to climate change through stimulated adoption of improved practices.
LTG initially acquired a 30% stake in Watershed on 29 January 2016, for a total consideration of USD 3m.
This year, The Watershed celebrates two decades of providing patients reputable treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction.
For the long-term, MWSS targets to implement a Corporate Forestry Watershed Legacy Program to encourage the adoption by various corporations and other entities of thousands of hectares of denuded portions of Ipo Dam.
Mayor Sara Duterte announced during Thursday's Watershed Summit at the Grand Men Seng Hotel that the local government will fund the delineation of the critical areas, among other areas in the city's watershed.
"A watershed is an area that contributes flow to a point on the landscape." Watersheds are an important focus of study because management of water volume and quality, soil conservation, flood control, wild life habitat and forests require understanding the many features of relevant watersheds.
They urged for effective skill development on improved watershed management practices by creating linkages among the regional countries to avoid the adverse climate effects on human and agriculture sectors of the South Asian Region.
Aspect map of Munda Dam watershed reveals the slope direction from East to Southeast.