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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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Christopher Hope, Senior Partner at Dawsons Estate Agents in Swansea, said: "One of the first criteria for parents with children between four and 16 is that the house is in the right catchment area.
Write an autobiography of a creek or catchment animal.
This year, the Wear Catchment Partnership has successfully identified specific issues throughout the whole catchment and developed projects to address them.
The initiative has passed a signifi-cant hurdle but we now have to develop a detailed business case for the development which, if successful, could see new and improved facilities in the catchment area by the end of 2017.
A complete review of the scheme design was therefore undertaken to establish the performance of the proposed scheme and to ensure no detri-ment elsewhere in the catchment under a range of scenarios.
Key findings revealed that over 500,000 firms are located within the Birmingham Airport catchment.
More than 500,000 businesses are located within the Birmingham Airport catchment area
With primary school applications for 2012 admission just a few short months away, now is a perfect time to move into the catchment area for a preferred school to get the family settled before the process begins.
CSIRO is currently investigating several catchments to test the applicability of the BJP model across different climate regimes.
The study catchments occur in the middle of the WA wheatbelt, and while no catchment could be considered typical of the whole wheatbelt region, these catchments may be regarded in terms of landscape, community, and environment as representative of much of it.
It is the national water agency, managing Singapore's water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way.
The identification of hospital catchment areas is an important challenge in health services research (Garnick et al.