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a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

most important element

(of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence

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The spates peaked at around two feet on the tributaries of the Tyne as well as the main river.
Ordinary watercourses are watercourses that are not part of a main river and include streams, ditches, drains, cuts, culverts, dykes, sluices, sewers (other than public sewers) and passages, through which water flows.
When water and current levels drop below average lows, panfish may even abandon current breaks and suspend in the main river channel.
She said the overall flood situation in central parts of Thailand had improved and volumes of water flowing through Bangkok s main river, the Chao Phraya, had decreased.
The crews using the Warthogs can spend weeks at a time out on patrol in the deserts and main river valley of Helmand, and have even come up with their own name for these assignments - 'combat caravanning'.
The Tame is the main river through Birmingham and has been urbanised over many years, running through the city centre and following the M6 where it has been constrained by concrete banks.
Environmental Protection Agency announced the main river channel was made accessible to the public after 7 a.
Marchant and her colleagues studied more than a hundred holes along Semliki's main river and found that all were symmetrical and likely to be produced by two hands working in concert.
Johnson stated that Iowa shares a reciprocal hunting license agreement with Illinois, and an Iowa hunting license and state waterfowl stamp are valid on the water across the main river channel.
Over the last 20 years five of the 11 main river systems have shown increased signs of pollution from phosphates.
We should all be taking care not only (of) the main river, but the tributaries.
Olympic hopefuls, international swimmers and families all swam through the murky depths of Dublin's main river.
The discussion stemmed from a plan to develop part of northwestern Moscow along the city's main river and protect the area's waterside environment.
So, with nowhere else to go, the river has spread into a wide delta and formed a small lake, Ngami, at the end of the main river branch.
The Environment Agency began cleaning the Sowe at the head of the main river in Bedworth and worked downstream to the Avon.