Definition of waterway
1 : a way or channel for water
2 : a navigable body of water
Examples of waterway in a Sentence
the Erie Canal was superseded by a much larger waterway, the New York State Barge Canal
Recent Examples of waterway from the Web
The Gold Souk district stretches along the Deira side of Dubai Creek, a navigable waterway that is the heart of old town Dubai.
Reports of a bull shark being spotted in a Kentucky waterway are just fishing for social media shares, officials say.
Obama's Clean Water Rule — also known as the Waters of the U.S., or WOTUS — sought to clarify which wetlands and small, isolate waterways get protected under the landmark 1972 environmental law, the Clean Water Act.
The 100-mile stretch of islands are, at times, nothing more than ribbon-like sandbars intersected by various waterways.
The district also has upgraded two of its treatment plants to disinfect wastewater before it is discharged into portions of area waterways used for recreation.
But that doesn’t mean there will be money in hand to enhance the 220-acre waterway separating Oceanside and Carlsbad.
Cleanup plan stalls The 62-mile-long waterway begins in Henry County near Smithfield and winds its way through eastern Louisville to the Salt River near Shepherdsville in Bullitt County.
The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County owns the surrounding land and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources owns the waterway itself and its contents.
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Definition of waterway for English Language Learners
: a canal, river, etc., that is deep and wide enough for boats and ships to travel through
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Definition of waterway for Students
: a channel or a body of water by which ships can travel
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