overflow stream

overflow stream

[′ō·vər‚flō ‚strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream containing water that has overflowed the banks of a river or another stream. Also known as spill stream.
An effluent from a lake, carrying water to a stream, a sea, or another lake.
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The hydraulic model is able to predict how much water will overflow stream banks and flood adjacent areas during the passage of a storm event.
The silica then rises in the thickener to report to the overflow stream as waste.
The value of this technology lies in its ability to track the particle size of the entire overflow stream in real time, thereby enabling improved mineral recovery while maintaining or increasing plant throughput.
The response to a cyclone in alarm state has been for an operator to sample the individual overflow stream for oversize and then sample the remaining cyclones in the battery.
Technical grade crystallized manganese sulphate has been produced from the thickener overflow stream.