base flow


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base flow

[′bās ‚flō]
(hydrology)
The flow of water entering stream channels from groundwater sources in the drainage of large lakes.
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Lewiston Dam releases are scheduled to increase above the summer base flow of 450 cubic feet per second around 5 p.m.
However, regrettably for daily Flood or Base Flow Data to be obtained from India was not share by the cross border authorities.
Looking at the pan-India scenario, Sinha explained the biggest threat to Gangetic dolphins is the declining flow in the river Ganga as erection of dams and barrages and water-intensive agriculture in the basin contribute to the base flow petering out and fragmenting their habitats.
These approvals also allow the company to pump from groundwater wells within Mount Milligan's tailings storage facility (TSF) as well as from a single groundwater well outside of the TSF for the entire life-of-mine, and pump up to 15% of the base flow from Philip Lake 1 until November 15.
where U (y) = [[psi].sub.0y] (y) is the base flow velocity.
The database features event duration; first- (mass center) and second-spreading) order moments of both precipitation and flow, flow peak and percentile, event runoff coefficient, base flow, and information on the basin geomorphology.
1 uses a different model which consists of runoff volume calculating model, direct runoff calculating model, base flow models and river flow models.
As an excellent distributed watershed hydrological model, HSPF can output the overall water balance components including rainfall, runoff (surface runoff, interflow, and base flow), evaporation losses (potential, interception, upper zone, lower zone, base flow, and active groundwater), and deep groundwater recharge/losses for individual land uses.
"The combination helps vaporize the materials and create a base flow surge," Barlow said.
This study attributes the greatest causes of delays to increasing the count of trains faster than the base flow, new trains entering the network after the subject train, and increasing the count of trains slower than the base flow.
The self-contained range hood is designed to power the exhaust fan fully in the beginning and then to have it stand by at a base flow rate (181.470 L/s, 384.511 cfm) if cooking fumes have not come yet.
The Division of Watershed Management National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Program provided comments on the impact to the base flow from the Mumford River that the Town of Douglas' municipal wastewater treatment facility relies on several miles downstream from the Manchaug Pond.