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fresh water

[¦fresh ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as in rivers and lakes.
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We will go up the river and fill our casks with fresh water, search for food and fuel, and then tomorrow be in readiness to push on toward the east.
As though himself fearing the very thing which Clayton had suspected, Black Michael accompanied them to shore, and was the last to leave them when the small boats, having filled the ship's casks with fresh water, were pushed out toward the waiting Fuwalda.
I neither saw, nor desired to see any people; the principal thing I wanted was fresh water.
Several times I was obliged to land for fresh water, after we had left this place; and once in particular, being early in morning, we came to an anchor under a little point of land, which was pretty high; and the tide beginning to flow, we lay still to go farther in.
You might as well call our attention to the fact, sir," he said, "that science has indicated that there is fresh water and vegetation on Mars.
And there was nothing to eat when she became hungry--as she was sure to do before long--and no fresh water to drink and no dry clothes to put on.
After bathing, as they sometimes do five or six times every day, the hair is carefully dried, and if they have been in the sea, invariably washed in fresh water, and anointed with a highly scented oil extracted from the meat of the cocoanut.
Meanwhile, if ye want fresh water, or victual, or help for your sick, or that your ship needeth repair, write down your wants, and ye shall have that which belongeth to mercy.
He said due to discontinuation of fresh water to Shakoor lake, Bakradi, Saeri, Kandri and other lakes have lost their beauty and become devasted.
It is the streams, through which fresh water flows into the lake, that get icy.
The first phase of the fresh water project in Ezzbet Khair Allah will benefit more than 1000 families.
Muscat: Oman's push for a sustainable fresh water supply will get a boost after the Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) and the Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA) signed an agreement to focus on solutions to fresh water scarcity.