Noun(1) a structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area
(1) Our experience with the lakes restoration project in Bangalore last year has proved that cleaning and desilting of large reservoirs improves catchment and water storage capacities.(2) As delighted as I am to see proper little homes being built at the informal settlement, I am struck by the lack of provision for water catchment .(3) Large areas of the rock are covered in concrete for catchment which is then channelled into huge underground reservoirs.(4) Maasai have complained that settlement in the drought-prone area by Kipsigis has harmed water catchment for the Ewaso Nyiro river, which the Maasai use to water their cattle.(5) With a spigot and carefully fit top and screen, wooden wine barrels and recycled food-grade plastic barrels also can be made into water catchment devices.(6) We supply our own water catchment in tanks, from springs and dams.(7) My job was to assess the water flows and catchment yields of these various areas, so I know them well.(8) water catchment continues the whole year round(9) Owen, who also helps with the construction, says the catchment will have a water filtration system.(10) Since we were unable to reach the villages upstream, we cannot establish whether the river had water catchment or storage facilities upstream.
(1) catchment area :: opvangsgebied
Different Formscatchment, catchments
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