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surface water

The water on the earth’s surface, as in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, oceans, etc. (in contrast to groundwater and atmospheric water).
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The result of the work will be to develop the reference lists of surface water bodies for the development of management plans for the next update of the river basin in 2021.
MassDEP found the application was in violation of state Surface Water Discharge regulations.
Although the effects of irrigation and water control are clearly important, for many disease systems natural surface water variability is likely an even greater determinant of vector density and mosquitoborne disease transmission rates.
2003a) reported that the chemical composition of surface waters in 2 ASS backswamps after flooding was strongly influenced by coupling of Fe and S[O.
Her brother results when weaker-than-normal winds warm up surface waters in the Pacific Ocean (see SW 11/17/97).
Iron Mountain Mine is the largest discharger of heavy metals to surface waters in the nation and has a major impact on the valuable Sacramento River fishery and water resources.
Contract notice: Exploration and assessment of the chemical status of surface waters.
Afterward, layers remain stable and surface waters begin to warm.
In an attempt to eliminate epidemic levels of diarrhea and other infectious diseases associated with the use of surface waters, millions of shallow tube wells were drilled into the Ganges Delta alluvium in Bangladesh beginning in the early 1970s.
EPA and Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Administration (Navajo EPA) initiative to close all unlined pits that may adversely effect ground and surface waters on Navajo Nation lands.
ARNHEM, The Netherlands -- ARCADIS (NASDAQ: ARCAF, EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy and engineering company, has been awarded a contract by the Hungarian Ministry of Environment and Water to conduct an ecological survey of all surface waters in Hungary and the formulation of a nation-wide monitoring program in order to assist Hungary's accession to the EU by contributing to the implementation of the Water Framework Directive.

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