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General Crossword Questions for “waterworks”

  • (Now privatised) public utility — urinary system — tears!
  • Utility as concern of urology?
  • Public utility taking line from Scott books
  • What may be turned on if one's down in a pumping station?

Encyclopedia

  • The Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the first municipal waterworks in the United States. Designed in 1812 by Frederick Graff and built between 1819 and 1822 it operated until 1909, winning praise for its design and becoming a popular tourist attraction. — “Fairmount Water Works - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Waterworks is a card game created by Parker Brothers in 1972. The game pieces consist of a deck of 110 pipe cards, 1 bathtub-shaped card tray, and 10 small metal wrenches. The object is for each player to create a pipeline of a designated length,. — “Waterworks (card game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Walka Water Works is a 19th century pumping station located near Maitland, New South Wales, Australia. [edit] Waterworks. During the early 1880s, with a growing population in Newcastle, the NSW Government commenced construction of the Walka Waterworks to provide a safer. — “Walka Water Works - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Cissy said thanks and came back with her tongue out and said uncle said his waterworks were out of order. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • The gardens were arranged to emulate those of Versailles, and amidst the terraces and groves there are some huge allegorical waterworks still, which spout and froth stupendously upon fete-days, and frighten one with their enormous aquatic insurrections. — “Vanity Fair” by William Makepeace Thackeray

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