Catchment sentence example
The river Itchen is an example of a permeable chalk catchment.
In the Great Stour catchment, 26 sites of waste disposal have been identified by the Environment Agency as potential groundwater contaminants.
To achieve this, a catchment based approach is required.
The blanket peat erosion in parts of the Semer Water catchment is typical of many parts of the Pennines.
Essentially a catchment area for winter floodwaters, it is a very important site for birds.Advertisement
How does land use management impact on lowland catchment hydrology, including both water quantity and quality?
The HOST classification makes use of the fact that the physical properties of soils have a major influence on catchment hydrology.
The vision of CAMS is ' a shared strategy for sustainable management of water resources within a catchment area ' .
Chelmsford is a new mart with modern buildings but has closed because of the lack of a viable stock catchment area.
The only known naturally mesotrophic loch in Tayside that has had no recent agricultural improvement or afforestation within its catchment.Advertisement
Peat, brown forest soil and peaty podzols derived from greywackes and shales are the major soils types in the Bladnoch catchment.
Many new local and catchment rainfall records were established, particularly for high intensity events.
In Leeds city catchment, the figures for diagnosed tuberculosis are around 115 cases for the year 2004 (DoH, 2005 ).
For example, rivers draining a chalk catchment may be expected to respond very differently from nearby urban watercourses.
However fewer redd sites were reported from Bevern and Northend stream and fewer Kelts than usual were spotted in the catchment as a whole.Advertisement
The whole of the land which directs drainage towards one river is known as its basin, catchment area or drainage area - sometimes, by an incorrect expression, as its valley or even its watershed.
The smaller includes a reservoir at Syncrasi (Famagusta), with a catchment of 27 sq.
The IDBs date from the Land Drainage Act 1930 which established catchment boards for certain river catchments.
In Leeds city catchment, the figures for diagnosed Tuberculosis are around 115 cases for the year 2004 (DoH, 2005).
The "basin" of the Volga is not limited to its actual catchment area.Advertisement
Two announcements in 1935 were to have far-reaching consequences for the former GER's suburban catchment area.
The analysis showed that rainwater catchment system technology is an economically feasible venture.
Longer trains and platforms are needed, especially for services in the south-eastern and south-western parts of the capital's catchment area.
The Lune catchment is known to support breeding otters.
By contrast, when you open you catchment to the entire United States, you find much more variety and plenty of opportunities to enjoy everything from Bach to Beethoven, baroque to romantic.Advertisement
The catchment area from which the Caspian is fed extends to a very much greater distance on the west and north than it does on the south and east.
In English it has been called indifferently the " catchment basin," the " gathering ground," the " drainage area " and the " watershed."
Towards the end of the period, however, during the deposition of the Portlandian beds, the sea again retreated, and in the early part of the Cretaceous period was limited (in France) to the catchment basins of the Sane and Rhnein the Paris basin the contemporaneous deposits were chiefly estuarine and were confined to the northern and eastern rim.
There is evidence also that glacial moraine formations from time to time may have largely affected the catchment area of these tributary streams. It would be as rash to assert that from Lake Victoria no waters could ever have issued with an eastward flow as it would be to state that 'from Chakmaktin none ever flow westwards.
In the Pleistocene period many large lakes were formed within the Great Basin; especially, by the fusion of small catchment basins, two great confluent bodies of water - Lake Lahontan (in the Nevada basin) and Lake Bonneville (in the Utah basin).