Origin of catchment
Examples from the Web for catchment
Historical Examples of catchment
Of the whole rainfall on the catchment basin, a part only finds its way to the stream.
The catchment basin is surrounded by a ridge or watershed line, continuous except at the point where the river finds an outlet.
The noblest and most-varied scenery in the north-west Himalaya is in the catchment area of the Jhelam.The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir
Sir James McCrone Douie
It therefore belongs to the catchment basin of the Sutlej and not to the Indus, and the Tseti-la is a pass of secondary order.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2)
He was off to see to another of his father's interests—that "catchment area" far away up in the mountains.Mushroom Town
- the act of catching or collecting water
- a structure in which water is collected
- the water so collected
- British the intake of a school from one catchment area