preformed water

preformed water

[-fôrmd′]
Etymology: L, prae + forma, form; AS, waeter
the water that is contained in foods.
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The importance of surface water to bobwhites may depend on low availability of preformed water (Hernandez et al.
However, other research has suggested that preformed water availability was not limited and supplemental water was unnecessary under field conditions, even during dry years (Guthery and Koerth 1992).
The easiest way is to install a preformed water butt, the likes of which can be found at any garden centre or DIY store.