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Drainage basins (Pmhpdh)

Definition
Parts of the surface of the earth that are occupied by a drainage system, which consists of a surface stream or a body of impounded surface water together with all tributary surface streams and bodies of impounded surface water. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Water catchment areas
Broader Term
Drainage structures (Pmhpd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Catch basins (Pmhpdb)
Detention basins (Pmhpdc)
Ditches (Pmhpdd)
Drainage canals (Pmhpde)
Drains (Pmhpdf)
Drainage blankets (Pmhpdj)
Grates (Pmhpdm)
Gutters (Pmhpdp)
Manholes (Pmhpdq)
Sewers (Pmhpds)
Sumps (Pmhpdu)
Swales (Pmhpdv)
Related Terms (Associative)
Watersheds (Vmw)