subsequent drainage

subsequent drainage

[′səb·sə·kwənt ′drā·nij]
(hydrology)
Drainage by a stream developed subsequent to the system of which it is a part; drainage follows belts of weak rocks.
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"Replacing the second sluice gate will allow us to close water off to the current working wheel, known as the north water wheel, and finally replacing the third sluice gate will prevent a complete collapse of the gate and subsequent drainage of the millpond.
Glassford said that even though it was clear that the two development phases which backed on to each other had an obvious difference in grades and did not have their lot boundaries lined up, the county was not responsible for any subsequent drainage problems.