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noise correlator

device that is used at two points on the land surface to pinpoint leaks through the sound that is generated by water escaping (7)


non-degradable plastic

plastic that does not break down over time (12)


non-point source of pollution

source of pollution that encompasses a wide area, the exact point of origin being difficult to ascertain (4)


non-revenue water

water that is supplied by a water utility but from which no income is received (7)



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