water main

a main pipe or conduit in a system for conveying water.


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water main
a principal supply pipe in an arrangement of pipes for distributing water

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Example sentences
Likewise, if the lights in your house don't work you don't check the water main.
Three pipes, each about the size of a water main, emerge from the containment
  building wall.
Then reporters, trying to get a better view of the pond, twice broke a water
Such programs include water main and hydrant repairs and installations.
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