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catchment

 [kach´ment]
1. the catching or collecting of water.

catchment

[kach′ment]
the catching or collecting of water.
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It should be noted that any amount of afforestation of places other than the catchment areas is futile for solving water shortage in rivers.
Nearly a fifth (19 per cent) of those who moved to be in a catchment area rented a property to secure their desired address.
Nearly a fifth (19%) of those who moved to be in a catchment area rented a property to secure their desired address.
For the next two days (August 08-09, 2017), FFD, Lahore has predicted moderate rains over Punjab (Gujranwala Division) and upper catchments of rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi and Sutlej.
Janine Benson lives less than a mile from Coety School but is technically out of the catchment area.
Graham Blair, mortgages director at Bank of Scotland, said: "Being in the catchment for a good school is one of the major considerations parents take into account when purchasing a property and it is clear those choosing to buy near one of Scotland's top 20 state schools are paying a significant premium.
Unlike the rest of the UK no parents in Wales reported buying a second home to get in to a school catchment, compared to rates of between 3% and 15% across England and Scotland.
The first was to present long-term data on peak runoff rate from the three land uses of virgin brigalow scrub, cropping and grazed pasture at the BCS in central Queensland; the second was to quantify changes in the peak runoff rate when virgin brigalow scrub was cleared for cropping or grazed pasture using simple comparison of the observed data and by a paired, calibrated catchment study approach; and the third was to evaluate the change in peak runoff rate in relation to the annual recurrence interval of the runoff event.
Envelope curve is also used for the estimation of flood which has occurred in a certain size of the catchment.
According to a senior forest officer, these two catchment areas have been developed keeping in mind the method of water conservation based on peculation theory to enhance the ground water table.
In the lower catchment, Lough Derg at Banagher has risen by 4cm and is now 1cm above its 2009 levels.