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waterworks:

see water supplywater supply,
process or activity by which water is provided for some use, e.g., to a home, factory, or business. The term may also refer to the supply of water provided in this way.
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waterworks

[′wȯd·ər‚wərks]
(civil engineering)
The whole system of supply and treatment utilized in acquisition and distribution of water to consumers.

waterworks

A complete system of pipelines, conduits, and so forth for distributing water from one or more reservoirs, purifying the water, and then pumping it through a distribution system for use by a community.

waterworks

1. an establishment for storing, purifying, and distributing water for community supply
2. a display of water in movement, as in fountains
3. Brit informal euphemism the urinary system, esp with reference to its normal functioning
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The Bureau of Waterworks has a training and development center where you can learn about the high technology of water supply that Tokyo has.
Also, NCC has been working with Kungalv Municipality on project engineering and dimensioning of the new waterworks since autumn and is now moving into the next phase of the partnering arrangement that involves detail engineering so that it can start construction soon, which is scheduled to begin no later than May 2016.
By the time the swinging sixties swung around the city was using 120 million litres a day, with the Waterworks playing a vital role in the distribution channel.
Today, the Victorian waterworks still sits at the heart of Severn Trent's Edgbaston site, unused but maintained by Severn Trent.
Waterworks spokesperson Lee Ann Hartmann told the Gazette that the previous rate structure also didn't take into account economies of scale for industrial users.
We wanted to create more of a story around products so people really understand what Waterworks offers," Green said.
A number of other safe water regulations are proving costly for municipalities, including reporting, certification, enforcement and training of waterworks employees.
It now seems clear that most of the major waterworks were aligned from east to west, apparently for religious reasons, says Moore.
Hagopian, "Debunking the Public Health Myth: Municipal Politics and Class Conflict During the Galt, Ontario Waterworks Campaigns, 1888-1890," Labour/Le Travail, 39 (Spring 1997), 39-68.
LOUIS -- HD Supply Waterworks, an HD Supply business that distributes a complete line of water, sewer, fire protection and storm-drain products to serve the needs of contractors and municipalities in the water, wastewater, storm and fire protection markets, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all the assets of Water Products of Oklahoma, Inc.
Contract award notice: Total contract relating to new beder waterworks.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 23, 2016-NCC announces SEK300m order for construction of new waterworks at Kungalv