distribution reservoir

distribution reservoir

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ′rez·əv‚wär]
(civil engineering)
A service reservoir connected with the conduits of a primary water supply; used to supply water to consumers according to fluctuations in demand over short time periods and serves for local storage in case of emergency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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