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freshwater

(frĕsh′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, living in, or consisting of water that is not salty: freshwater fish; freshwater lakes.
2. Situated away from the sea; inland.
3. Nautical Accustomed to sailing on inland waters only: a freshwater sailor.

freshwater

an aquatic environment such as streams, rivers, lakes, etc. where there is little dissolved mineral matter and which results directly from precipitation (rain), as opposed to saltwater (the seas and oceans).
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Mr Shah said that because of lack of interest by the authorities concerned and discontinuation of supply of freshwater to various lakes, including Shakoor Dhandh, Bacardi, Kandri and other lakes, the freshwater bodies had gradually lost their natural beauty and reached the verge of destruction.
A book by British science communicator and analyst Alok Jha says that 97 percent of the water is in the oceans, two percent is ice in places such as Greenland and Antarctica, and about one percent is freshwater.
World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan under its programme "Building Capacity on Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas of Pakistan (CCAP)," had provided the villagers with a freshwater pond (Water Reservoir), he said.
The Freshwater team held a series of fundraising events to raise money for the centre in the lead up to the first anniversary of Lisa's passing.
Freshwater spent six years trying to get his job back, fighting the Mt.
The findings have important implications for global ocean circulation and the Arctic climate as the freshwater content of the ocean's surface layer controls whether heat from the ocean is emitted into the atmosphere or to ice.
Anywhere freshwater enters the sea, such as river mouths or estuaries, could be potential sites for a power plant using such a battery, said Yi Cui, associate professor of materials science and engineering, who led the research team.
Freshwater applied to the London Stock Exchange to admit up to 3.
Large amounts of energy are released when freshwater meets salt water, such as where a river runs into the sea.
Freshwater crabs are the main catch for small-scale fisheries in many parts of the tropics and often provide a primary source of protein for local people.
Mr Carter, a co-founder of Quantum PR plc, the Birmingham firm that was sold to Freshwater UK in 2005, is to remain on the board of Freshwater as a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee.