stagnant water

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stagnant water

[′stag·nənt ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Motionless water, not flowing in a stream or current. Also known as standing water.
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They added that all the waste should be disposed in dustbins and also emphasised that the citizens take measures to prevent water stagnation as it becomes a breeding ground for dengue mosquitoes.
The municipality and ministry officials are ensuring that there is no water stagnation in the wilayat even in small quantities.
The city established the system in 1990 to address damage to property caused by surface water overflows and surface water stagnation. The system serves over 100,000 accounts, which includes residential, commercial and non-residential property within the city.
He pointed out that 1000 points of rainwater water stagnation have been surveyed across Bahrain, adding that the ministry dealt with 350 locations with the focus on areas which were most affected.
As a result of the procedures and precautions, there have been no water stagnation on the main roads or tunnels throughout the rainfall period.
A similar increase has been reported in other countries in this region and it was found to be associated with a higher volume of rainfall that caused increasing occurrence of water stagnation where mosquitoes breed rapidly.
He also called for steps to prevent outbreak of any epidemic and water borne diseases due to water stagnation. President Asif Ali Zardari also condoled with the families who had lost their near and dear ones and whose properties have been damaged.