Sentence Examples with the word conduit

The water supply is carried by an overground conduit from a spring near Diabat.

Here two reservoirs of a combined capacity of 668 million gallons have been constructed, and a conduit some 36 m.

He was born at 9 Conduit Street, Westminster, on the 24th of January 1749.

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In 1236 the magistrates purchased the liberty to convey the waters of the Tyburn from Paddington to the City by leaden pipes, and a great conduit was erected in West Cheap in 1285.

The water is brought to the town in a conduit consisting of 233 m.

In laying off receiving drains it is essential to give hedgerows and trees a good offing, lest the conduit be obstructed by the roots.

The brine conduit to Traunstein dates from 1618.

We were concerned that his death might be a conduit to revealing the problem.

Fortunately good water is tolerably plentiful; for, though the wells are mostly undrinkable, and even the famous Zamzam water only available for medicinal or religious purposes, the underground conduit from beyond Arafa, completed by Sultan Selim II.

The water supply is derived from three sources: the small streams flowing down the mountain sides which serve small localities; the old Carioca aqueduct, dating from colonial times, which collects a considerable supply from the small streams of the Serra da Carioca and brings it into the city through a covered conduit which once crossed the gap between Santa Thereza and Santo Antonio hills on two ranges of stone arches (now used as a viaduct by the Santa Thereza Tramway Company); and the modern Rio do Ouro waterworks, which brings in an abundant supply from the Serra do Tinqua, N.W.