drainage canal

drainage canal

[′drān·ij kə‚nal]
(civil engineering)
An artificial canal built to drain water from an area having no natural outlet for precipitation accumulation.
References in classic literature ?
I've seen men from Chicago sit in a gondola in Venice on a moonlight night and brag about their drainage canal. I've seen a Southerner on being introduced to the King of England hand that monarch, without batting his eyes, the information that his grandaunt on his mother's side was related by marriage to the Perkinses, of Charleston.
The Bridewell grounds were on the outskirts of the city and the country around them was unsettled and wild-- on one side was the big drainage canal, and on the other a maze of railroad tracks, and so the wind had full sweep.
Meanwhile, maintenance worker Jessie Tanum, 29, died after a drainage canal along Vicente Avenue in Barangay Old Balara caved in at around 9 a.m.
A combination of screengrabs from a video shared on social media shows a water pump and the drainage canal allegedly being used in a drinking water business in Bahra, near Jeddah.
Two tenders for the conducting the required (a) purging & removal of aquatic weeds from canals at subordinated locations, also furnishing of a protective netting domain on the intakes of stations along Al Awqaf Drainage Canal.
Diwaniyah / NINA /--A woman dead body found in Diwaniyah province by police detachments today dumped in a drainage canal one the city of Diwaniya capital of Qadisiyah province.
The basic tendency of the drainage canal microrelief alterations can be described as the formation of numerous ravines, which are perpendicular to the watercourse, and flattening of canal slopes.
Completion of the covering of a section of Abul Matamir Drainage Canal from Kilo 2.691 to Kilo 2,851 of 160 meters total length also linking it with Sarwat Drainage Canal.
Rehabilitation of a bridge at Bassiouni Drainage Canal outlet & the beginning of Abu Gabal Drainage Canal.