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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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One is on the environmental officer and one is on the parking and also the requirements that catchments be included [in the prerequisites] in securing business permits," Cayetano said.
In this study we undertake a multivariate analysis using spatial data on lake catchments in Ireland and administrative data on agricultural and other catchment activity to estimate a model of lake water quality, which provides estimates of the marginal effect of various catchment activities on water quality.
Therefore, catchments that have agricultural--crop and pasture--and low density suburban land uses, and have no point source discharges, would be the preferred areas for the early development and demonstration of an RES program.
The scientists, led by Professor Jon Olley of Griffith University, focused their efforts on south-east Queensland catchments that feed into Moreton Bay.
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.
In this paper, we propose that a method for calculating hospital catchments should do the following (Adams and Wright 1991):
Healthy Land and Water will use the funds to manage pests and weeds, implement sustainable land management practices and restore native vegetation in the Logan River catchment, Lockyer Creek catchment, Bremer River catchment, Upper Brisbane and Stanley Catchments, Moggill Creek, Noosa River and the Upper Mooloolah River.
Isolated thunderstorm/rain may also occur over Punjab (Rawalpindi, Lahore and D G Khan Divisions), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Malakand and Hazara Divisions), besides, over the upper catchments of rivers Indus and Jhelum during the same period.
FFD, Lahore has also predicted scattered thunderstorm/rain over Rawalpindi, Gujranwala and Lahore Divisions of Punjab including over the upper catchments of major rivers (Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej) during the next 48 hours.
PARENTS are paying a premium of PS80,000 above the average house price to live in the catchment area of the country's top state schools.
It consists of three catchments (C1, C2 and C3) with three distinct experimental periods (Fig.
Envelope curve developed for Indus and Jhelum River basins is obtained by using the recent data as well, can be used for the estimation of peak flood discharge that has occurred in the specific region within these catchments and compared with the curve for Danube River basin.