Surface Runoff

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Surface Runoff?

Precipitation, snow melt, or irrigation water in excess of what can infiltrate the soil surface and be stored in small surface depressions; a major transporter of non-point source pollutants in rivers, streams, and lakes..

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Direct Runoff   Ground Water Under the Direct Influence UDI of Surface Water   Potentiometric Surface   Surface Impoundment   Surface Uranium Mines   Surface Water   Surface-Water Treatment Rule   Urban Runoff   
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