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water tower

a reservoir or storage tank mounted on a tower-like structure at the summit of an area of high ground in a place where the water pressure would otherwise be inadequate for distribution at a uniform pressure

Water tower

An elevated structure located above the roof of a building to create sufficient pressure to supply the fixtures within the building. Also, can be freestanding and serving entire communities.

water tower

[′wȯd·ər ‚tau̇·ər]
(civil engineering)
A tower or standpipe for storing water in areas where ordinary water pressure is inadequate for distribution to consumers.

water tower

A tower into which water is pumped to raise its level high enough above the level of a water distribution system so that the system will be supplied with adequate water pressure.
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The symbol that was present in The watertower was also noticed in this text and the discussion was again raised as to its meaning and symbolism.
The store, scheduled to open in October, will be located in the Watertower Place on University Avenue.
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Tenders are invited for the proposed works comprise of preparing the current flat roofs,trimming back the window cills on the existing building, installing rigid foam insulation and a new flexible membrane to the classroom building and applying a liquid membrane waterproof coating to the shelter and watertower building, replacing the lead flashing to all joints where currently existing and installing safety anchor points and fall protection cables.
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Performers for the event will be the Conjugal Visitors, the Four Trees, the Watertower String Band, the Selah Quintet and Luminessah, a tribal fusion belly dancing group accompanied by its band, the Mystic Travelers.
RUSSELL and Jannette Harris bought their fabulous 130-year-old Grade II- listed Victorian watertower at an auction eight years ago.
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