Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The water of a well or of wells; water drawn from an artificial well.
“The only efficient use for windmills is to generate mechanical power in locations far from power lines (such as a well-water pump in the middle of a huge ranch).”
“His mother Barbara checks on the property regularly and says John's dream home became a nightmare after his well-water showed high traces of arsenic two years ago.”
“I was offered well-water tea, boiled over cow dung -- a great honor.”
“I was living the Beatnik dream, and, like some romantic Gary Snyder-figure, every day I'd chop wood, fill buckets to overflowing with mostly drinkable well-water, and write haiku on the walls of my humble abode.”
“And Matunde was caught dirtying the well-water again.”
“Arsenic contamination is a problem in some well-water and may be associated with mine drainage.”
“But increased livestock production had greater effects in areas with low well-water usage, implicating air pollution.”
“Water, which was not potable prior to the invasion, is still dangerously contaminated in a lot of areas where people are dependant on well-water because the pipes that connect them to the general water network that was bombed during 'shock and awe' have still not been repaired.”
“Ten local bottlers (#1 is Fiji Water) fill Chinese-manufactured bottles with Fijian well-water and ship them to the United States, which has an abundance of clean water.”
“Exposure to mercury compounds at hazardous waste sites is much more likely to occur from handling contaminated soil (i.e., children playing in or eating contaminated surface soil), drinking well-water, or eating fish from contaminated waters near those sites.”
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