water supply

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noun
  1. the supply of purified water available to a community.

  2. the facilities for storing and supplying this water, as reservoirs and pipelines.

Origin of water supply

1
First recorded in 1880–85

Other words from water supply

  • wa·ter-sup·ply, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for water supply

water supply

noun
  1. an arrangement of reservoirs, purification plant, distribution pipes, etc, for providing water to a community

  2. the supply of treated and purified water for a community

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