fresh water

water that does not contain a large amount of salt.
inland water, as ponds, lakes, or streams, that is not salt.

before 900; Middle English; Old English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
They need to have fresh water and food available all the time, so check it
But here, in the northern third of the desert, large reserves of fresh water
  lie under the parched surface.
They had come for its navigational convenience and its fresh water.
The immediate problems were shelter and fresh water.
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