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rainwater

water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc.)

rainwater

[′rān‚wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Water that has fallen as rain and is quite soft, as it has not yet collected soluble matter from the soil.
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From various uses and benefits of rainwater as reported above, rainwater harvesting has potential to conserve water supply which is costly compared to rainwater.
As already stated previous studies suggest that the causes of elevated lead levels in rainwater in an environment are proximity to traffic and to industrial areas [4,9].
Against heavyweights, Rainwater is 4-2 in his career, including a third-round TKO loss in February 2000 to still-unbeaten, 36-0-0 "Baby" Joe Mesi.
to remove legal barriers to rainwater harvesting, and developing
The rainwater drainage system will be able to discharge 6 million cubic meters of water, equivalent to 2,600 Olympic swimming pools, at a rate of one minute to complete pumping of one of these pools.
Rainwater catchment is also a practice that can help property owners achieve LEED status for their buildings.
The Works Ministry is drawing up and implementing some of these strategies on the ground, which aim to provide effective networks for rainwater drainage and surface water to avoid the negative impacts that may arise from rainwater harvesting, flood protection and proper operation of infrastructure services," Ms Hassan said during a presentation to the Capital Trustees Board.
Usually rainwater containing substances that come mixed with rain water in the form of soluble solids and gases.
They act like a sponge-absorbing rainwater and delaying its release, giving the street drainage more time to flush out and discharge stormwater.
The rainwater drainage project involves modifying existing rainwater drainage works in order to improve the efficiency, increase the drainage capacity of rainwater and ground water, and thus prevent the chance of flooding.
BIRZEIT, April 6, 2016 (WAFA) - Birzeit University held Monday a conference that addressed an analysis on the importance of rainwater harvesting to secure sufficient and safe water quantities to the Palestinians.
Ashghal outlined that rainwater overflow and logging in numerous areas between 7 and 9 March were tackled in a record time.