And in 1868 the river Lea, another of the water suppliers, was placed under a conservancy Board.
It is the duty of the conservancy officials to deal with all such stakes.
The preservation of its amenities is not, strictly speaking, the object for which the conservancy exists.
As a matter of fact, if he does not do it, the conservancy does.
To preserve an unimpeded channel may be taken as one of the great duties of the conservancy.
Moneys paid to the Conservators to be carried to the conservancy Fund.
The dykes had to be reconstructed and further measures of conservancy undertaken.
There had been an agitation throughout the whole of the conservancy district.
Some are built on ground leased from the conservancy, some on that of private owners.
The Senator, however, was against it on conservancy grounds, and asked us what we thought of the population of Pisa.
1755, "commission with jurisdiction over a port or river," from Latin conservant-, present participle stem of conservare (see conserve) + -cy. Earlier was conservacy (mid-15c., Anglo-French conservacie). Meaning "official preservation of undeveloped land" dates from 1859 (first reference is to protection of bo trees in Ceylon).