Swale definition

Swale means a broad depression within which stormwater may drain during inclement weather, but that does not have a defined bed or banks.
Swale means a shallow drainage conveyance with relatively gentle side slopes, generally with flow depths less than one foot.

Examples of Swale in a sentence

The Nathanial Lichfield Report into the Swale Employment Land Review (2009) referenced the site allocated under policy A6, as “Land East of Faversham” in the report.

A unique feature within Kent is the Isle of Sheppey, separated from the mainland by the Swale.

Although a very small proportion of the population, Swale also has one of the larger Gypsies and Traveller communities in Kent, both on their own sites and in permanent housing.

This is the approach that Swale Borough Council wish to take and a local area profile will be published as a separate appendix to this policy.

DEFINITION OF LOTTERY 51APPENDIX ONE 57CONSULTATION 57Appendix Two 58Map of the Area Covered by this Statement of Principles 58Chapter OneIntroduction and OverviewThis Policy document includes the Statement of Principles for Gambling of the Swale Borough Council effective from 1 February 2019.


More Definitions of Swale

Swale means a manmade trench which:
Swale means a man-made trench that:
Swale means a structural measure with a lining of grass, riprap or other materials which can function as a detention structure and convey stormwater runoff without causing erosion.
Swale means a low-lying stretch of land that gathers or carries surface water runoff.
Swale means a shallow drainage conveyance with relatively gentle side slopes, generally with flow
Swale means a linear topographic depression, either naturally occurring or of human construction, which meets all of the following criteria:
Swale means a landscape design using raised or depressed earthen channel of any depth or width designed to direct or move water to or from ponds, other swales, channels, arroyos or other drainage conveyance.