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litre

(US), liter
1. one cubic decimetre
2. (formerly) the volume occupied by 1 kilogram of pure water at 4?C and 760 millimetres of mercury. This is equivalent to 1.000 028 cubic decimetres or about 1.76 pints

liter, litre

A metric unit of volume equal to 1/1000 cubic meter; equal to 61.03 cubic inches.

litre

A series of coats of arms of the pious founders of certain churches in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
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The immediate local questions about flood maps and the impacts on properties and livelihoods were unsurprising, but the joint Ministerial Media Statement added only information of a techno-managerial nature with the comment that the dam's 'projected storage capacity' was estimated at 660,000 megalitres, possibly_ covering an area of 7,600 hectares, and intended to 'boost Queensland's water supply system'.
Regulator Ofwat has the power to fine firms that fail to meet leakage targets - with potential penalties up to 10 per cent of their turnover - but the North West Water owner said it met its 2010/11 benchmark of 464 megalitres a day.
The plant is expected to generate up to 16 megalitres of water per day and will provide sufficient water to meet the medium- and long-term needs of the mine.
About 170,000 megalitres is now gushing out of Wivenhoe Dam in to the river.
Around an extra 250 megalitres are being pumped into the system every day, Northern Ireland Water said today, but most of it is being lost in leakages from burst pipes.
On Tuesday, due to water lost through bursts on the network, Welsh Water added around 920 megalitres per day into its supply.
CubicQED CEO, Mr David McMurran, says the minimum-scale commercial plant will initially cover three hectares, with 15 ponds containing 15 megalitres of water producing a minimum of 1.
Regarding his work at United Utilities, he says: "When you consider that we have 350 megalitres of sewage a day flowing through the treatment works, it is essential that it continues to operate efficiently in order to ensure the Mersey stays clean.
He has argued that water would be available for mining and agriculture in Queensland, and put an extra million megalitres of water into the Murray-Darling river system each year.
However companies still leaked 3,291 megalitres of water a day - enough to fill the bowl of the new Wembley stadium almost three times every 24 hours.
Mr Edis said the company had reported an estimated 340 megalitres per day of water loss while the true figure was 514 megalitres.
And Severn Trent said 10,000 homes in Tewkesbury, Glos, were due to get mains water last night after twenty megalitres were fed from Strensham water treatment works in South Worcestershire.