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  • emptying accomplished by draining

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  • emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

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Drainage Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improve production or to manage water supplies.

The earliest archaeological record of an advanced system of drainage comes from the Indus Valley Civilization from around 3100 BC in what is now Pakistan and North India. The ancient Indus systems of sewerage and drainage that were developed and used in cities throughout the civilization were far more advanced than any found in contemporary urban sites in the Middle East and even more efficient than those in some areas of modern Pakistan and India today. All houses in the major cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro had access to water and drainage facilities. Waste water was directed to covered drains, which lined the major streets.



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  • Advanced Drainage Systems to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results on November 5, 2014
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  • Greenfield to fix lane drainage issue
    At the last Greenfield City Council meeting, the council discussed a lane drainage issue on Greenfield Road and a sewer tank issue on North Shore Drive. Lane Drainage The council discussed what should be done concerning a lane drainage issue on Greenfield Road. The regrading of a park area has caused a significant amount of [...] Read more on this news related to 'Drainage'
  • Drainage & Erosion Solutions, LLC Can Now Install Bridges for Effective Flood Prevention
    As the fall season goes into full swing, Drainage & Erosion Solutions, LLC notes that it has seen a steep increase in homeowners who encounter flooding problems affecting private bridges. In response to this problem, they have developed effective bridge designs in order to stop further flooding from happening. (PRWeb October 27, 2014) Read the full story at http:/ Read more on this news related to 'Drainage'

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