water well

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water well

[′wȯd·ər ‚wel]
(civil engineering)
A well sunk to extract water from a zone of saturation.

well, wellhole

well, 1: W
1. The clear vertical space about which a stair turns; a stairwell.
2. The open vertical space between walls in which a stair or elevator is constructed.
3. Any enclosed space of small area but of considerable height, as an air shaft. well, 4.See bored well, dug well, etc.
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Results from two follow-up surveys assessing the durability of plastic tubewell bands with galvanized-iron split rivets Status of band 2-month survey 14-month survey (March 2004- (March 2004- June 2004) June 2005) No.
Such a community might be served by a community-level system, with water piped to convenient distribution points or into homes, or by hand-operated tubewell pumps spread throughout the community.
The potential advantages to be derived from development of groundwater markets lie in improving utilisation of tubewell capacity, increasing access to irrigation water supplies (especially among farmers with small or fragmented holdings), and lowering water tables in areas of waterlogging.
HAFIZABAD -- A young man was killed on the spot while his wife and two sons were seriously injured in Kot Ishaq when a wall of a tubewell room collapsed and fell down on them during heavy rain on Saturday.
There was no evidence for variation by depth of tubewell (p=0.
Currently, 97% of Bangladesh's 127 million people drink tubewell water.
The development of a hire market in tubewell services has given birth to a new entrepreneurial class in the rural areas.
Address : SUBDIVISION FIRST TUBEWELL DIVISION II BAREILLY
MULTAN -- Director General Agriculture (Extension) Punjab Dr Mohammad Anjum Ali has said that agriculture department is working to regulate sale of tubewell water for irrigation purpose.
RAWALPINDI -- Managing Director Water and Sanitation Agency Raja Shaukat Mehmood has allocated Rs 5 million for installing a new tubewell in union council No 27 to resolve water shortage problem in the area.
1) Bokhari (1980) noted that the waterlogging relief provided by SCARP tubewells seemed to vanish whenever a tubewell had to be abandoned (such as from high salinity or mechanical break-down).
Address : Executive Engineer Tubewell Construction Division 226010