Examples of water main in a Sentence
The water main burst and flooded the street.
Recent Examples of water main from the Web
Among them: rehabbing a water tank, replacing water mains or sewer lines, well field improvements, and an emergency repair on Industry Drive after a sewer pipe collapsed causing a sinkhole.
Keeping trash off the streets and waterways, attracting more businesses and residents, paving potholes, fixing old water mains, maintaining parks — all more important than preserving the clippety-clop of the city’s past.
The contract will finish a project to replace water mains in the area the city started last year.
The water main leak left a brown mess pooling near the Dodgers' dugout in foul territory as the grounds crew spread a drying agent and worked to clean up.
One of the biggest will be the rebuilding water mains on Route 31/LaFox Street, which should start this spring.
Landrieu said more problems will become evident as frozen pipes thaw, so citizens are asked to inspect their property to address any issues that emerge while the Sewerage & Water Board addresses broken water mains.
Since 2012, for example, Chicago has consumed 78 percent of the $533 million given to the county to install meters and replace water mains within the city.
Utility crews continue to repair dozens of broken water mains on Sunday, including at least two that burst overnight, causing traffic disruption in the Maryland suburbs.
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WATER MAIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of water main for English Language Learners
: a large underground pipe that carries water
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