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waterproof

[′wȯd·ər‚prüf]
(engineering)
Impervious to water.

waterproof

In the building trades, descriptive of any material or construction which is impervious to water.
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"Others have been on the waiting lists for years to get their homes waterproofed, but due to a long list, they were never offered government help."
However, he told the GDN that the ministry spent more than BD3m since then to have homes waterproofed from other budgets to help meet demand.
Central Municipal Council vice-chairman Abbas Mahfoodh said this was an unacceptable approach when there are hundreds of homes to be waterproofed.
Northern Municipal Council technical committee chairman Sayed Ahmed Al Alawi said that people have been bombarding the council with questions about when their homes would be waterproofed.
"There are 550 homes in our governorate at the moment waiting to be waterproofed and it seems that the residents' fate will be swimming with their furniture, since there is no time left.
"There are 100 homes left in our governorate, hopefully it is just a matter of time before we get them waterproofed," he said.