These not only pollute the land but the run-off causes water pollution as well.
Nine-tenths of the rainfall is absorbed by the loess and sandy soils, with only one-tenth being "run-off."
The zippers are waterproof and both the neck and sleeves have water run-off features.
I never would have believed he would run off and leave us like that.
Nonpoint source pollution or run-off pollution includes apparently minor household contaminants such as lawn chemicals or car cleaning fluids.
The Greg Norman Waterproof Rain Pants have sealed seams and leg opening extensions for water run-off.
The pesticides and the chemicals also get into the ground water supplies in the nearby communities and cause widespread pollution of local waterways from rain water run-off.
Their environmental responsibility extends to their manufacturing facilities where proprietary processing methods eliminate smokestacks, and factory run-off is recycled back into the manufacturing line.
This option enables you to print multiple copies of the same label onto one sheet, so you can run off an entire sheet of your personalized labels at one time.
Then you wouldn't have run off that cliff.
It had been two years since their mother had died - three since their father had run off with that harlot.
Would he ditch her and run off with the other woman?
It would have been easier to run off and leave them.
But I will promise you that I'll never run off and leave you stranded.
What do we all do, take those fake papers and run off someplace and start over, or go into hiding?
The child can't just run off across the country.
You kidnap me, trick me into marrying you, dump me here alone without Evelyn or even a pad of paper, with instructions for your sisters to give me behavioral training, and run off to fight some battle somewhere else.
"I suppose half the people run off with the key," she said, her back toward him but making no move to return inside.
I didn't run off just because he wanted me to go to college, you know.
How could Katie run off like that?
If she wasn't what he wanted, he might run off when he saw her.
Well, I can assure you I won't run off when I see you.
After all, her decision to run off to Arkansas might have convinced Keaton that she was something of a daredevil.
For example, in the Gritti and Orlando processes the ore is charged into retorts and the fusion effected by superheated steam, the sulphur being run off as usual; or as was suggested by R.
It is these heavy rains, of brief duration, when great volumes of water rapidly run off from the barren slopes, that cause the deep channels, or arroyas, which cross the desert.
The north-eastern portion of this range is of great altitude, and separates the headwaters of the Oxus, which run off to the Aral Sea, from those of the Indus and its Kabul tributary, which, uniting below Peshawar, are thence discharged southward into the Arabian Sea.
After it has been melted down and brought to a red heat, the blast, admitted at the back, oxidizes the lead and drives the litharge formed towards the front, where it is run off.
The working door through which the litharge is run off lies under the flue which carries off the products of combustion and the lead fumes, the lead is charged and the blast is admitted near the fire-bridge.
The slag and metal produced are then run off and the latter is cast into bars; these are in general contaminated with iron, arsenic, copper and other impurities.
The metal run off is further purified by poling, i.e.
The scums then settle down to the bottom of the cone, whence they are run off to the scum tank.
When a sufficient number are not available for a two hours' defecation, it is the practice in some factories to skim off the scums that rise to the top, and then boil up the juice for a few minutes and skim again, and, after repeating the operation once or twice, to run off the juice to separators or subsiders of any of the kinds previously described.
The latter are circular or rectangular vessels, holding from 500 to 1500 gallons each, according to the capacity of the factory, and fitted with steam coils at the bottom and skimming troughs at the top. In them the syrup is quickly brought up to the boil and skimmed for about five minutes, when it is run off to the service tanks of the vacuum pans.
The whole is then passed through filter presses, the clear juice being run off for further treatment, while the carbonate of lime is obtained in cakes which are taken to the fields as manure.
Any sand or heavy matter in suspension is allowed to fall to the bottom of the pan into the " sandbox " before the melted sugar is run off to the cloth filters.
If the soil is allowed to become dry and pulverized, rain is likely to run off or " puddle the surface without penetrating it more than a very short distance.
Long spurs run off from the Andes, gradually decreasing in elevation, and it is sometimes a distance of 60 or 80 m.
The modern distilling plant consists of two main parts termed the evaporator and condenser; in addition there must be a boiler (sometimes steam is run off the main boilers, but this practice has several disadvantages), pumps for circulating cold water in the condenser and for supplying salt water to the evaporator, and a filter through which the aerated water passes.
The liquors are run off from the vats to the electrolysing baths or precipitating tanks, and the leached ores are removed by means of doors in the sides of the vats into wagons.
The water must in ritual washings run off in order to carry away the miasma or unseen demon of disease; and accordingly in baptism the early Christians used living or running water.
Water is led into the highest basin and by the action of the heated gases is soon brought into a state of ebullition; after remaining in this basin for about a day, it is run off into the second one and is treated there in a similar manner.
These pans are worked on a continuous system, the liquor in the first being concentrated and run off into a second, and so on, until it is sufficiently concentrated to crystallize.
The operation was continuous, the metal being regularly run off from the bottom of the bath, while fresh alumina and flouride were added as required.
The water should be run off thoroughly, for a little stagnant water lying in places upon the surface does much injury.
deep, depositing its mud, and thence at the end of the flood the almost clear water may either be run off directly into the receding river, or cuts may be made in the cross embankments, and it may be allowed to flow from one flat to another and ultimately into the river.
The earliest rain that fell upon these ridges would run off them, first in transverse watercourses down each short slope, and then in longitudinal depressions wherever such had been formed during the terrestrial disturbance.
The heaps are moistened with ferric chloride solution, and the reaction is maintained by the liquid percolating through the heap. The liquid is run off at the base of the heaps into the precipitating tanks, where the copper is thrown down by means of metallic iron.
Silver and other insoluble impurities collected at the bottom of the trough up to the level of the lower side-tube, and were then run off through a plug in the bottom into settling tanks, from which they were removed for metallurgical treatment.
The mackintosh sheet forms a shallow bath, and the water may afterwards be run off from it at the lower end of the bed.
The liquor is run off at a constant rate from the hydraulic main to the store tank, and the gas passes from the top of the hydraulic main to the foul main.
The essential oil is carried off at a heat of between 212° and 316° F., leaving fluid rosin, which is run off through a tap at the bottom of the still, and purified by passing through a straining wadding.
Vanadium salts may be obtained from mottramite by digesting the mineral with concentrated hydrochloric acid, the liquid being run off and the residue well washed; the acid liquid and the washings are then evaporated with ammonium chloride, when ammonium metavanadate separates.
The solution of fat is then run off into a still, as described already, and the last traces of solvent are driven out.
He didn't even mind the rooster tail spray of water from his back tire, the product of the run off from melting snow.
Apparently the girl had hocked the ring and run off with a Nashville agent, leaving Alex at the alter to explain everything to the guests.
The Wireless was run off a wet battery we called an accumulator, we took it to a garage to be charged up.
Sorry, if Jenkins and Co. wanted to run off and play in their own ballpark that was up to them.
chap dressed in a blood stained chefs outfit chasing a bloke who had run off with the till!
compaction of the soil occurs, and then run-off is more likely.
destabilizecreates significant problems for rescuers, slowing down the rescue process and potentially destabilizing the site because of run-off.
But so far he's staying disciplined (just one run off 18 balls ).
You don't want to turn up on someone's doorstep to find they've run off to Spain for the week!
federalism policy brief the run-off election.
Osborne needed small, lightweight, high brightness, low power lighting fixtures able to run off one 13 Amp ring main!
Flooding can also be caused in other ways eg from sewers, run off or rising groundwater.
Gully pots The primary purpose of gully pots The primary purpose of gully pots is to trap sediment associated with road run-off.
Allows moisture run-off below the roof finish into eaves gutters.
insensitive to say that anyone who is emotionally bullied can just run off away from it.
lighting fixtures able to run off one 13 Amp ring main!
lump in the throat, your heart is in your mouth, only fear, you just want to run off.
polluted by agricultural run-off but still remains fairly clean.
porous paving and direct the run-off from the roof to local soak-away facilities.
The changes allowed greater run-off to be provided for the circuit's motorcycle racers.
rainwater run-off from the road, which often causes nearby houses to flood.
Would I run off with the money or would a handful of my friends make fortunes at the expense of .UK registrants?
The project took place at an environmentally sensitive location, with all run-off water quickly entering local rivers.
Test failure also would be likely whenever crude sewage is mixed with rainfall run-off.
thruster system to run off our ion drive's mercury fuel supply.
Bruce and I have reconfigured part of the attitude control thruster system to run off our ion drive's mercury fuel supply.
Then he & N run off happily to the apple tree house.
pipe and bubbles into the melted sulphur and water; the specific gravity of which is greatly diminished, so that it rises to the surface through the outer pipes; it is then run off to settling tanks.
They are then taken out and kept suspended in hot tallow to enable the surplus tin to run off.
The essential oil is carried off at a heat of between 212Ã‚° and 316Ã‚° F., leaving fluid rosin, which is run off through a tap at the bottom of the still, and purified by passing through a straining wadding.
Moreover, nine-tenths of the rainfall is absorbed by the loess and sandy soils, only one-tenth being " run-off."
In the past, impetuous young men would drop out of college and run off to join the army.
Now they drop out of college and run off to start corporations.
Where has she run off to?
The changes allowed greater run-off to be provided for the circuit 's motorcycle racers.
The improvements will help to reduce rainwater run-off from the road, which often causes nearby houses to flood.
Planning policy has allowed more concrete, faster run-off and lower recharge of groundwater.
Would I run off with the money or would a handful of my friends make fortunes at the expense of.uk registrants?
Alam was the last one and he did not run off into the bushes.
A naive acceleration run was also setup with too little run off forcing the car skid off to the grass verge.
Bruce and I have reconfigured part of the attitude control thruster system to run off our ion drive 's mercury fuel supply.
The dense, smooth fur lets water easily run off the cat.
As a result, this run off is harmful to marine life.
These chemicals can run off the land into waste water collection, such as storm drains, which eventually run into a river and to the sea.
You could even put the picture on the page at an angle, so that the edges of the photo are trimmed off as they run off your scrapbook page.
Before you run off to the store, though, it's important to consider you storage needs.
Destination weddings: If you want to run off to an exotic locale, LoveToKnow Weddings can help you plan every detail of your destination wedding.
All too often, the wedding program is an afterthought, run off at the last minute on an office printer, usually black and white on cardstock.
I also like to have a large umbrella, and I always like to have a pole I can use to safely tie up the boys under the shade while I am eating lunch so they will not run off.
They need space and a chance to get outside and run off excess energy and are not good for apartment dwellers.
They get a bone after brushing and run off until the next day.
JH: Synthetic pesticides persist in the environment and can run off into ground waters, lakes and streams.
If you currently have gas and want electric or vice versa, you can change what type of energy your stove will run off with a simple conversion kit you can purchase from the manufacturer of your range/oven.
Lawn care pesticides run off into groundwater and pollute the environment as pesticide particles are picked up by the wind.
The result, then, are children (as children are apt to do), that run off with little in the way of real specifics of what to do if an injury were to occur.
Consider moving: If your kids have run off to college, or you just don't need as much "stuff" as you thought, think about where you might want to retire and put the plan into gear.
Plus they prevent water from hindering your vision by allowing it to run off as soon as it hits.
They run off of two AAA batteries and they weigh .45 kilograms.
Holding up rather than down and charging Sonic up as he runs on the spot causes him to run off at great speeds, although with continue button interaction, he will slow down significantly quicker then when he's in a ball.
It helps to have food on hand, but before you run off and fill your backpack with tasty forest creatures, be warned that food does spoil.
Many cellular providers lock the phones they sell so that their customers won't run off to another, possibly cheaper network after purchasing the device.
Traditional cemeteries also use many herbicides to deal with weeds, which run off into city water systems.
Most units are between 31" to 34" in height and run off of standard household voltage (115 volts).
Roasting Rack - The metal roasting rack holds the meat above the bottom of the roaster to allow for juice run off.
Most battery ride-on vehicles run off the charge of a 6 or 12 volt battery.
GreenGeeks is anothing hosting service run off of green energy.
Digital clocks typically run off of mains power or battery and this means that they are very versatile.
Alarm clocks with NOAA features are typically electronic clocks that run off of mains electric.
It can be used to run off a few cards if you run out or utilized to keep operating costs down for small business owners.
Once you have a final product that you are happy with, you can run off a draft print on generic paper.
The grease cup is a reservoir that catches the grease and residue run off from your grill.
However, if you don't want to handwrite that many invitations, just do one and run off the rest on a color printer.
Before you run off and put hundreds of widgets on your MySpace page, consider the pros and cons.
Before you run off and kill your brother, you should probably see her safe.
Dandruff shampoos aren't necessarily harmful when applied to the scalp, but you will need to take special care to ensure that none of the run-off enters your infant's eyes or mouth.
Learning more about nonpoint source or run-off pollution is an important way to help reduce potential pollution hazards.
The sloping floor that is now so convenient for concert seating was originally constructed to allow easy run-off from the cattle pens!
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