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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The USDA grant monies will be used to drill at least 22 water wells in these six counties.
Contract awarded for sodium hypochlorite acquisition to supply drinking water wells of the municipality of san jose pinula
Summary: Projects include construction and maintenance of mosques, digging of water wells, and building and maintaining old and dilapidated houses.
SDPK faction proposed to restore water wells for the development of drip irrigation in the country on May 22.
HEBRON, April 29, 2015 (WAFA) The Israeli authorities Wednesday notified local residents of Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron, of their intention to demolish a number of water wells used by locals for drinking and irrigation in the area, according to local sources.
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.
A new report from the state's Railroad Commission found that there isn't enough evidence to link rising amounts of methane in some North Texas water wells to nearby drilling activity.
The programme plans to drill a total of 75 water wells in 23 districts, which will provide water to 3,500 Ugandan families.
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.
In deep water wells you may have up to nine strings running through each other so the tolerances are incredibly tight therefore a tool to maximise the cement job is of vital importance.
Muscat: The Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources issued orders to initiate and implement maintenance of 52 aflaj and 50 water wells across different governorates of the Sultanate from January to September this year.
Drilling for water wells will always be important, but the days of sacrificing the environment for the sake of water well construction are coming to an end.