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catchment

 [kach´ment]
1. the catching or collecting of water.
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This meteorological situation is likely to give widespread thunderstorm/rain with heavy to very heavy falls at scattered places over upper catchment areas of the rivers Kabul, Indus and Jhelum.
The council is proposing to discontinue the provision of education at Stoer and to reallocate its catchment area to Lochinver Primary School.
Demanding a review of the catchment policies and an increase in places at Whitley Lodge First School, the parents have collected more than 360 signatures on a petition on the North Tyneside Council website, and more in a paper version displayed in local shops.
| Farmers should contact their local catchment advisor to see if they're eligible.
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.
An assessment of model performance using a split-sample approach gave an [R.sup.2] of 0.89 or greater and E values of 0.35 or greater for all catchments.
Envelope curve is also used for the estimation of flood which has occurred in a certain size of the catchment. Envelope curve obtained by plotting the largest flood peaks versus the drainage area provides an upper bound value of flood within a certain catchment.
Catchment areas to serve as water harvesting- cumpercolation structures.
Other proposals include moving part of the existing Lansdowne Primary catchment to Kitchener Primary, and part of the existing Kitchener primary catchment moving to Severn Road Primary.
The first five treat the basics of catchment hydrology, modern measurement techniques, the physiography of headwater catchments, the processes that influence the fate of water after precipation onto the catchment, and the special problems of the experimental determination of the hydrological effects of forests.
* What is the history of the creek and its catchment?