- rain + water (Wiktionary)
“First, go up yourself or send the gardener, and check the roof drains and gutters to assure that the rainwater is able to flow freely and quickly off the roof.”
“DIOP (through translator): We constructed what we call rainwater basins, which allow us to stock rainwater and allow farmers who are poor to cultivate crops after the rain seasons.”
“Water is withdrawn but is generally replaced or recharged when rainwater from the surface percolates downward.”
“Since the island has no natural underground source of freshwater, rainwater is collected for drinking and irrigation.”
“A member of the U.S. military reflected in rainwater in a detainee recreation area in Camp One.”
“I think that not being able to ‘harvest’ rainwater is a minus.”
“The barrier will retain rainwater (after hurricanes) from an area of several hundred square kilometers and also prevent the incursion of sea water.”
“Some one stated that the rainwater from the roof was messing up their sewer system ..... someone has that all wrong, rain water is NOT supposed to go into you house sewer drains, it is supposed to go our to the street, where the 'agua pluvial' sewer lines, or gravity will drain it to the lowest point nearby, to be percolated into the ground.”
“It was trash day on my street, and it was there on the sidewalk, covered in rainwater and unloved.”
“The rainwater is covered with yellow “slime,” the pine tree pollen that has been covering everything the past week or so and trigging everyone’s allergies.”
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