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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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| 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.
Evlavis pointed to another negative finding from the reservoir's low water levels.
75% of the world's rice is grown in irrigated lowlands, and with water for agriculture becoming increasingly scarce, the question of the effect of low water levels on rice growth is becoming more critical.
Thus, beginning of a low water cycle and large power consumption in winter caused the current situation, he said.
Low water use efficiencies have led to reduction in crop yields (an overall reduction of 25 % and a high of 40-60 % in Sindh) and lower overall agricultural productivity.
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.S.
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.
It is the second time in a week that a lifeboat has been called out to a stranded boat due to low water levels on Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh.
The pumps offer continuous operation at low water levels and extended dry runs without overheating the motor.
Residents can earn rebates for removing lawn and replacing it with low water use plants, permeable surfaces or synthetic turf.
ANGLERS are being told to stay away from a Merthyr Tydfil reservoir because of dangerously low water levels.