water-supply engineering

water-supply engineering

[′wȯd·ər sə‚plī ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A branch of civil engineering concerned with the development of sources of supply, transmission, distribution, and treatment of water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.