Examples of rainwater in a Sentence
a bucket filled with rainwater
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Shivta had two large public pools for collecting rainwater, and the responsibility of keeping them clean shifted on a monthly basis, from family to family among those living in the city.
Both of our rooms and kitchen have now flooded from the rainwater coming through the cracks between the windows and door frames.
Some are suggesting the damage was exacerbated by rampant construction, all the developers’ paving over of marshes that used to absorb rainwater.
Following Hurricane Maria, some Puerto Ricans have resorted to bathing in rivers and mountain streams; collecting rainwater to flush toilets; and drinking from potentially risky sources.
The loss of power has left residents hunting for gas canisters for cooking, collecting rainwater or steeling themselves mentally for the hardships to come in the tropical heat.
Read More: Puerto Rico’s next health crisis may be hiding in the garbage The entire region is without light or power and Collazo’s family has been gathering water from the river and rainwater to wash clothes and flush toilets.
As rainwater seeps down or flows through the water table into the caldera, some of it heats up and rises to the surface, exiting as steam, boiling water, and boiling mud.
Now many are hunting for gas canisters for cooking, collecting rainwater or steeling themselves mentally for the hardships to come in the tropical heat.
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First Known Use of rainwater
before 12th century
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