water diversion

water diversion
отвод воды

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Interbasin water diversion — An interbasin water diversion is a hydrological project undertaken to divert water from one watershed into another. This is usually to boost water levels for hydroelectricity, or to supply drinking water nearby. Diversions in Canada British… …   Wikipedia

  • Water Resources Development Act of 1976 — Water Resources Development Act of 1976, (WRDA 1976), USPL|94|587 is a public law enacted on October 22, 1976 by the Congress of the United States of America concerning various water resources and projects. [ [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi… …   Wikipedia

  • Water conservation — refers to reducing the use of water.The goals of water conservation efforts include: * Sustainability To ensure availability for future generations, the withdrawal of fresh water from an ecosystem should not exceed its natural replacement rate. * …   Wikipedia

  • Water crib — Water cribs are offshore structures that collect water from close to the bottom of a lake to supply a pumping station onshore. The name crib is derived from the function of the structure to surround and protect the intake shaft. Cities supplied… …   Wikipedia

  • Water war — A water war describes an armed conflict motivated around the use or possession of water resources within a state’s boundary or between two different states.The only reported example of an actual inter state conflict over water is the one between… …   Wikipedia

  • Diversion — may refer to: diversion, a detour, especially of an airplane flight due to severe weather or mechanical failure, or of an ambulance from a fully occupied emergency room to one another nearby hospital diversion, a distraction diversion, a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • diversion — di·ver·sion /də vər zhən, dī / n: the act or an instance of diverting: as a: an unauthorized rerouting or appropriation diversion of funds b: suspension of the prosecution of a charge for a period of time during which the defendant participates… …   Law dictionary

  • Water export — Water exports involve exporting freshwater from one country to another. Large increases in human population and economic growth throughout the world during the twentieth century placed a huge stress on the world’s freshwater resources. Combined… …   Wikipedia

  • Water in California — Map of water storage and delivery facilities as well as major rivers and cities in the state of California California’s interconnected water system serves over 30 million people and irrigates over 5,680,000 acres (2,300,000 ha) of farmland. As… …   Wikipedia

  • Diversion dam — A diversion dam is the term for a dam that diverts all or a portion of the flow of a river from its natural course. Diversion dams do not generally impound water in a reservoir. Instead, the water is diverted into an artificial water course or… …   Wikipedia

  • diversion — noun 1 change of direction ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, short (esp. BrE) ▪ major (esp. BrE) ▪ water VERB + DIVERSION ▪ make …   Collocations dictionary


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