Examples from the Web for catchment
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
He was off to see to another of his father's interests—that "catchment area" far away up in the mountains.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions
Immunity from floods can be effected only by the construction of catchment reservoirs in the highlands or levees in the lowlands.The Passaic Flood of 1903|Marshall Ora Leighton
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)|Sven Hedin
Of the whole rainfall on the catchment basin, a part only finds its way to the stream.