water supply


noun

the supply of purified water available to a community.
the facilities for storing and supplying this water, as reservoirs and pipelines.

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Origin of water supply

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

an arrangement of reservoirs, purification plant, distribution pipes, etc, for providing water to a community
the supply of treated and purified water for a community
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