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stormwater
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Excess water from a meteorological event which has limited interaction with the landscape and flows to surface water or to drainage systems. Stormwater causes an increase in stream flow above that of the base flow.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15969.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15969
Used For
storm water
storm water runoff
stormwater runoff
Broader Term
runoff
Related Term
base flow
bioretention areas
culverts
storms
stormwater management
stormwater sewer systems
stream flow
Spanish
agua de tormenta
Term Number
15969