freshwater freshwater  /f ˈrɛʃ ˌwɔ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) water that is not salty

Usage(s):

  1. First, consider the impact on supplies of freshwater.
  2. Floridians, who tend to be casual about their state reptile, were suddenly hypervigilant to a danger that seemed to be lurking in every body of freshwater bigger than a bathtub.
  3. Prices start at $27 for freshwater-pearl earrings and go up to $16,400 for a South Sea pearl necklace.

News

  1. Terrebonne Parish to implement freshwater plan

    Terrebonne Parish officials are moving ahead with a project designed to dump freshwater from the Houma Navigation Canal into endangered coastal forests north of the Falgout Canal.The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/17ECLRI) the project will replace aging water-control structures and dredge canals...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. Terrebonne will implement freshwater plan

    Terrebonne Parish officials are moving ahead with a project designed to dump freshwater from the Houma Navigation Canal into endangered coastal forests north of the Falgout Canal.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KPLC Lake Charles

  3. Terrebonne will implement freshwater plan - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish officials are moving ahead with a project designed to dump freshwater from the Houma Navigation Canal into endangered coastal forests north of the Falgout Canal.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KALB Alexandria

Quotes

  1. "My decision is limited to protecting matters of national environmental significance......in this case the freshwater sawfish and a number of migratory birds. I will ensure that they will be protected by any decision I make and any conditions I...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Peter Garrett Source: Reuters

  2. "Agriculture accounts for around 90 percent of the consumption of the freshwater and is by far the biggest water user. Generally, it takes between 2 000 to 5 000 litres of water to grow enough food for one person per day," said Alexander...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Karl Alexander Müller Source: Capital FM

  3. A statement released by European Rugby Cup on Monday said: "Perry Freshwater, the Perpignan prop, is due to appear before an independent disciplinary committee as a result of a citing arising from the Heineken Cup Round 4 Pool 1 match against London...
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Tim Payne Source: ic Wales

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