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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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HYDERABAD -- The quality of water wells around Gorano reservoir of Tharparkar district has improved in last ten months as salinity level of wells has decreased, indicated a third-party laboratory report submitted to Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).
com)-- Africa Water Wells is a grass roots organization centered in Aspen, Colorado & Arlington, Texas whose mission in Sotik, Kenya, has been providing clean water, free AA & medical care, women's empowerment programs, and donated used laptops to primary schools in & around Sotik.
Scope: The water wells are shallow hand dug wells 15 - 20 meters deep, to pull water to the surface creating a water distribution site for public use.
1-Operation and maintenance of the assets of the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (water networks, water wells, pumping stations, building and annexes ) in the Governorate of A'Dakhiliyah (RO7,972,804).
The latest records show that Dar Al Ber Society has aided 62,294 projects, which include 56,586 water wells and reservoirs, from 2004 to 2016.
SDPK faction proposed to restore water wells for the development of drip irrigation in the country on May 22.
In response to the growing reliance on groundwater for domestic and commercial water supplies and the lack of a comprehensive reference, engineers compile a set of best practices on securing safe water from groundwater resources, protecting water wells and pumping equipment, designing water well systems, testing, and repairing and replacing well materials.
Supply & erection of electric submersible pumps & equipping of 18 productive water wells in Asswan Governorate.
ySLAMABAD (CyHAN)- As part of a campaign launched by well-known Turkish charity organization Kimse Yok Mu a total of 455 water wells were drilled in separate parts of Pakistan in two years.
During his visit, the Egyptian minister attended the opening ceremony of the first 10 water wells in the 4 districts of Wakiso, Luweero, Mukono and Bukwa.
While some water wells may have been contaminated by the bunker fuel, Alonsabe pointed out that it is still the negligence of the residents.
5 (Petra) -- Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said the government will present an amended draft law, replacing the 2014 Water Authority Law, with the aim to end corruption in the water and agricultural sector, stop violations of water networks as well as check attempts to dig illegal water wells.