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water well

[′wȯd·ər ‚wel]
(civil engineering)
A well sunk to extract water from a zone of saturation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

well, wellhole

well, 1: W
1. The clear vertical space about which a stair turns; a stairwell.
2. The open vertical space between walls in which a stair or elevator is constructed.
3. Any enclosed space of small area but of considerable height, as an air shaft. well, 4.See bored well, dug well, etc.
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He urged the public to report any other deserted water wells by calling the toll-free hotline of the public works department, 8008118.
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The follow-up survey mailed in 2007 to the 450 water well owners who received testing in 2006 (responses received by 288 water well owners) showed that 76% of those who had wells that failed at least one health-based drinking water standard took at least one action to correct or better manage the problem (Table 4).
* 80 percent of those getting their drinking water from water wells feel their water is as safe as it should be, a rate significantly higher than the general population surveyed (63 percent).
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takes the responsibility of drilling for water wells in an environmentally friendly manner very seriously and values the opportunity to work with clients who do the same.
The yHH has drilled water wells in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Kashmir and Kyrgyzstan.
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Many rural residents in the Estes Park Valley rely on private water wells for their water source.
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Bin Ghannam said each and every water station includes an artesian water well, a 25-cubic-metre-wide and six-metre-high tank, a pump, an electric generator, and pipes for distributing water.