meaning of Acequia

Acequia meaning in General Dictionary

a channel or trench for irrigating land

Acequia - Spanish to English

irrigation channel

Sentence Examples with the word Acequia

The exhaustion, or alleged exhaustion, by irrigation in Colorado of the waters of the Rio Grande has raised international questions of much interest between Mexico and the United States, which were settled in 1907 by a convention pledging the United States to deliver 60,000 acre-feet of water annually in the bed of the Rio Grande at the Acequia Madre, just above Juarez, in case of drought this supply being diminished proportionately to the diminution in the United States.

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