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catchment

1. a structure in which water is collected
2. Brit the intake of a school from one catchment area
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When she made the move from her native South Africa to Wales, the school catchment area was the primary concern.
The numerous conduits and drains on the catchment hills west of Huddersfield are usually overgrown and silted.
The team calculated that the most vulnerable catchment in the United States is the Lower Colorado, where they predicted OC concentrations high enough to promote Tamiflu resistance in the virus for up to eight weeks.
The proposed model system is useful when preparing projects for improving hydrological conditions of the rivers in the Purtse, Puhajogi, Vasavere and Rannapungerja catchments while using mining-and-technological data (water pumping from the mines and a large network of the mine water outputs to the catchments' rivers).
There is already a Somerfield store in the town and no other competitors within the catchment.
Catchment vocabulary Amenity: The quality of being pleasant Culvert: Water pipe crossing under a road or walkway Estuary: An area where fresh and salt water mix Eutrophication: An imbalance of nutrients in the waterway from land run-off or dense plant growth Riparian: Along the bank of a waterway Rural: An area of acreage houses and bush Tributary: A smaller part of a bigger waterway Turbidity: Measure of cloudiness in the water Urban: Area of city houses, shops and close living
uk Detailed maps for individual catchments can be viewed on the CSF website but please note that a few amendments to some of the CSF area boundaries will not be updated before February 12.
The catchment area for the new school, which will be located on the existing St Teilo's Church in Wales High site, will include the primary catchment areas of Ysgol Bro Eirwg, Ysgol Pen-y-Groes, Ysgol Pen-y-Pil and Ysgol Y Berllan Deg.
The Bureau provides Seasonal Streamflow Forecasts at the catchment scale, which means the information will be more useful for farmers within the forecast area as it will have a relatively high degree of accuracy locally, compared to information sources based on continent-wide trends.
This study is conducted in the Wallatin and O'Brien catchments in the low-medium rainfall zone of the central wheatbelt of WA, where mixed cereal and livestock farms predominate.
5MGD demonstration plant pioneered by PUB to harness water from estuarine catchments.
In this paper, we propose that a method for calculating hospital catchments should do the following (Adams and Wright 1991):