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seepage

see pij

  • n  the process of seeping

  • After that, the rapid evaporation in the hot desert air plus some seepage and regulation of the water intake would keep the level permanently some 150 ft.
  • In addition to the pollution damage, frosts and water seepage have cracked some of the stones.
  • Nothing makes a clam happier than sewage seepage, but it might also make him a carrier of the hepatitis virus.
News & Articles

  • Emmett canal drained dry, area farmers brace for impact
    EMMETT –  Problems with an aging irrigation canal east of Emmett have forced officials to drain the water and fix the leak. The move comes after two major rock slides covered State Highway 52 last week. Officials believe water seepage from the canal is responsible, and say the leak is causing the surrounding hillside to weaken and crumble. ROCK SLIDE BURIES HIGHWAY Last Saturday, a section of ...
    June 12, 2013 - KTVB Boise
Quotes

  • Michael Howard in New York Times
    We have seen the slow seepage of his authority turn into a hemorrhage,Michael Howard, the leader of the opposition Conservatives, said of Mr. Blair in Parliament.
  • Jejomar Binay in Inquirer.net
    There'sa noxious smell coming from the blast site at Glorietta 2. The smell is really bad and hurts the eye, and we have to ensure that there is no seepage to Glorietta 1, 3 and 4,Binay said.
  • Kevin Taft in 680 News
    Whether it's the ducks at the Syncrude tailings pond, seepage into the Athabasca River from the tailings ponds or other environmental issues,said Taft. "I think what Albertans want is a government that really takes a stand on these issues...

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