waterborne disease - a disease spread by contaminated water.
cholera - One of the world's most devastating diseases. Caused by drinking contaminated water . Produces the nausea, diarrhoea and abdominal cramps.
typhoid - A highly infectious disease caused by drinking contaminated water. Characterized by bad rashes, high fever, bronchitis, and intestinal hemorrhaging.
aqueduct - Man-made canal or pipeline used to transport water, usually by gravity.
reservoir - A place where water is stored until it is needed. A reservoir can be an open lake or an enclosed storage tank.
stagnant - A body of water which is motionless or ceases to flow. Mosquitos, which can transmit infectious diseaases, breed in stagnant water.