Irrigation vs Conservancy - What's the difference?

irrigation | conservancy |


As nouns the difference between irrigation and conservancy

is that irrigation is irrigation (the act or process of irrigating) while conservancy is the conservation of a resource.

irrigation

Noun

  • The act or process of irrigating, or the state of being irrigated; especially, the operation of causing water to flow over lands, for nourishing plants.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1913, author=
  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=4 citation , passage=“My father had ideas about conservation long before the United States took it up.

    Derived terms

    * nasal irrigation

    conservancy

    English

    Noun

    (conservancies)
  • The conservation of a resource
  • An organization dedicated to the conservation of natural resources
  • (label) A commission that deals with fishery and navigation
  • A state in which a company is allowed to continue trading without incurring any new financial liabilities or disposing of any assets
  • * 1986' April 16, "Midland Insurance was placed in '''conservancy .",  [http://articles.latimes.com/1986-04-16/business/fi-268_1_midland-insurance]
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