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stream channel

[′strēm ‚chan·əl]
(geology)
A long, narrow, sloping troughlike depression where a natural stream flows or may flow. Also known as streamway.
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As demonstrated in these floods, flood responders often go in and "clean out" the stream channel following a major storm.
Current officers and members of SW-25, including those with work highlighted in this special section, invite everyone interested in this new group to join us at the 2012 Annual International Meeting in Dallas, Texas, July 29 through August 1, and help continue to build the foundation for an exciting future of stream and stream channel work with ASABE.
The stream channel has begun to take shape and adjust itself favorably within the stream banks."
To study older earthquakes, researchers turn to offset landforms such as stream channels which cross the fault at a high angle.
The low entrenchment means that the stream channel must be able to withstand significant stream energies caused by flood flows.
Such conventional engineering approaches to channel stabilization are fast becoming unacceptable where public works agencies are increasingly trying to cope with stormwater problems and improve the habitat and amenity value of their stream channels. State highway departments are also increasingly required to enhance the streams they intersect.
The material scope of the contract includes: a) demolition and protection works, b) construction of bridgeheads, c) construction of retaining walls of the stream channel, d) construction of the bridge plate, e) handrail and other works.
Through design and reconstruction, the Cordero Rojo mine relocated a portion of the Belle Fourche River and reclaimed the stream channel to provide approximately the same conditions as premining.
Louis, MO office created the live stream channel titled "Teemodies", on their spare time streaming every instance in game when Teemo dies.
"There is a great sense of joy and fulfillment in my heart seeing the restored spring with the stream channel flowing in the location the Great Spirit intended it to go rather than the man-made direction.