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DISTRIBUTION RESERVOIR [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Water Distribution (Water Supply)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Drainage and Irrigation (Agric.)
DEF

A reservoir located between a primary water supply and the consumer for the purpose of maintaining equilibrium between different portions of the distribution system.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Distribution de l'eau
  • Génie civil
  • Drainage et irrigation (Agriculture)
DEF

Réservoir installé entre la source d'alimentation et le consommateur afin de régulariser la pression et le débit des diverses parties du réseau de distribution.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Distribución del agua
  • Ingeniería civil
  • Drenaje y riego (Agricultura)
DEF

Embalse secundario para reducir las fluctuaciones de caudal debidas a la operación del embalse principal en períodos de puntas.

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