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low water

1. another name for low tide
2. the state of any stretch of water at its lowest level

low water

[′lō ′wȯd·ər]
(oceanography)
The lowest limit of the surface water level reached by the lowering tide. Also known as low tide.
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Marie, the Amherstburg Channel in the lower Detroit River and the Calumet River in Chicago amongst the most treacherous during low water.
Kinmel Bay - the area of the beach between low water mark and the promenade between a point in line with Dinas Avenue Kinmel Bay and a point in line with Sandbank Road, Towyn | Llandudno North Shore - extending from Llandudno Pier to Clarence Road.
to see the prototype of the Alliance Low Water Washer in action.
Evlavis pointed to another negative finding from the reservoir's low water levels.
On Monday "the 1976 low water level record of 120 days was broken and it's expected that the situation will continue," it explained in a statement.
Based on estimates by Maynilad, at least 125,000 households in Quezon City and Paranaque, Caloocan, Valenzuela cities and Cavite province will be affected by low water pressure and probably by water interruption due to the decreased water supply in the capital.
Thus, beginning of a low water cycle and large power consumption in winter caused the current situation, he said.
Thus the major concerns regarding performance of irrigated agriculture are low crop yields, water losses and low water use efficiencies.
Record low water levels threaten shipping on Great Lakes: Lower than average snowfall coupled with a hot and dry summer have caused water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron to hit a record low for the second month in a row, bringing economic hardship to shippers forced to carry lighter loads, according to a report by the U.
31 at a meeting of the Grand River Watershed Low Water Response team.
It is generally true that utilities have not been asked to help out financially, but it is true that low water has produced large per ton cost increases and lost revenues for the barge companies.