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water well

[′wȯd·ər ‚wel]
(civil engineering)
A well sunk to extract water from a zone of saturation.
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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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HEBRON, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces destroyed today land and water wells in Khirbet Umm al-Khair in Masafer Yatta in the south of the West Bank, according to a local activist.
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (BNA): Etihad Aviation Group will fund the construction of 30 water wells in three African nations to assist in easing a critical shortage of clean water in remote communities.
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Etihad Aviation Group will fund the construction of 30 water wells in selected locations Africa to help reducethe scarcity of clean water around the continent, with the initiative being driven as part of the Well of Hope initiative that was launched as part of the Holy Month of Ramadan by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum , Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) no longer has enough water supply for its more than 190,000 customers after most of its ground water wells and one of its dams have totally dried up due to the mild El Nino.
Residents have raised alarm over the empty, abandoned water wells in their neighbourhood, particularly in the emirate's Shamal area.
The Center worked to secure drinking water sources and personal use in the neediest areas of Somalia by digging six water wells at a depth of 250 meters, implementing extensions for water pipelines and setting up 6 solar pumps to ensure access to water in suitable quantities due to dry areas.
He said the project, part of many Kuwait-funded ventures nationwide, would end water crisis which was caused by the hostilities, that destroyed pipelines and water wells. Tawfiq Hussein, who represent the campaign, said the project "will end the water crisis in Aden, and it is one of the urgent interventions by the campaign." Hussein said the campaign renovated over 35 water wells in Abyan governorate, and installed pumps to provide fresh water for people and irrigation.
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).
Aspen, CO, July 12, 2017 --(PR.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.
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).
5- 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 Wilayat of A'Seeb in the Governorate of Muscat (OMR3,515,597).