"Now, what about getting us a few tons of water?"
But the tons of water that Adam expected didn't come.
The pumps now being used can move 10 to 25 tons of water per hour.
"You know what the going price is for a ton of water?"
A building must be strong enough to support a pool that may hold 50 tons of water.
The ship took in 1,800 tons of water, but was able to reach harbor under her own power.
An arm would rise, as though weighted down by tons of water.
In less than a minute, the report said, the big hold filled with 10,000 tons of water.
It says another 13,300 tons of water has already been moved to a storage facility.
The fuel tanks were filled by 500 tons of water.