- a conduit or artificial channel for conducting water from a distance, usually by means of gravity.
- a bridgelike structure that carries a water conduit or canal across a valley or over a river.
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He figures if San Diego builds its own pipeline, that means Metropolitan has less to transport through its own mega aqueduct system built a century ago.
“If you remove San Diego and take their supplies out of the system … you have a giant empty space in the Met’s aqueduct… which runs the risk of becoming a stranded asset,” Hamby said.
The Colorado River provides about 64 percent of Southern California’s water now through a series of aqueducts constructed in the 1930s.The Water Authority Is Resurrecting Its Pipe Dream – Again|MacKenzie Elmer|September 1, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Take a winter afternoon at Aqueduct Park in Queens several months ago, just a mile from JFK airport.It’s Kentucky Derby Day, but What About the Rest of Horse Racing?|Dan Packel|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I have a can't-miss tip in the seventh at Aqueduct plus a bridge to sell you.
Segovia is best known for its trilogy of monuments: the Aqueduct, the Cathedral, and the Fortress.
In attempting to break the aqueduct of Chapoltepec to cut off the water from the city, a powerful resistance was made.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The aqueduct is of brick, and is supported on two ranges of arches across the valley between two of the five hills of the city.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
The headwaters of the Sele have been tapped for the great aqueduct for the Apulian provinces.
The present government, instead of constructing similar works, neglects even the repairs and requisite cleansing of this aqueduct.
The aqueduct, which had been long destroyed, he renewed, and brought in water through it.Theodoric the Goth|Thomas Hodgkin