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Lectures Part 5 Towel Exp Intro

Lectures Part 5 Towel Exp Intro - Dams serve 3 purposes...

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Dams serve 3 purposes: 1)make money 2)control floods 3)water storage. Dam managers must carefully time the release of water to do these jobs.
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Watersheds (drainage basin, contributing area, source area) are networks of ridges and valleys that accumulate runoff and route it to a single outflow point.
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All rainfall the lands in the watershed (shown in red) and becomes runoff is routed to a single outlet point. outflow point watershed boundary
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All rainfall the lands in the watershed (shown in red) that becomes runoff is routed to a single outlet point. outflow point
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