3 edition of Water infrastructure found in the catalog.
United States. General Accounting Office
|Statement||United States General Accounting Office.|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
|LC Classifications||HD4461 .U55 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 62 p. :|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||2004368522|
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A water supply network or water supply system is a system of engineered hydrologic and hydraulic components which provide water supply.A water supply system typically includes: A drainage basin (see water purification - sources of drinking water).; A raw water collection point (above or below ground) where the water accumulates, such as a lake, a river, or groundwater from an underground aquifer.
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Infrastructure is a term architects, engineers, and urban planners use to describe essential facilities, services, and organizational structures for communal use, most commonly by residents of cities and towns.
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