Examples from the Web for headwaters
Picture this: soldiers from a foreign army are stationed near the headwaters of the Mississippi River.United Nations Still Denies its Troops Brought Cholera to Haiti|Jonathan M. Katz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After a highly successful trip I returned home the same day the Grass reached the headwaters of the Mississippi.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
Many of the distinctively Northern fishes are found in the headwaters of the Wabash and the Scioto.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Soon we struck the road and followed it until we came to the headwaters of Miller's Creek on the right.The Lake of the Sky|George Wharton James
The headwaters of the main arm of the Tigris have their source in the vilayet.
It was evening before she came to the headwaters of the Old Crow, and rode out into the gorge between the two mountains.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick