Watercourse definition

Watercourse means a channel in which a flow of water occurs, either continuously or intermittently.
Watercourse means a lake, river, creek, stream, wash, channel or other topographic feature on or over which waters flow at least periodically. Watercourse includes specifically designated areas in which substantial flood damage may occur.
Watercourse means a natural or artificial channel for the passage of water either continuously or intermittently.

Examples of Watercourse in a sentence

  • Watercourse includes specifically designated areas in which substantial flood damage may occur.

  • Watercourse." Any natural or artificial drain which conveys water either continuously or intermittently.

  • In inland lakes, wetlands, or marine environments, it refers to those parts of the Watercourse bed and banks that are frequently flooded by water so as to leave a mark on the land and where the natural vegetation changes from predominately aquatic vegetation to terrestrial vegetation (excepting water tolerant species).

  • Watercourse States shall in their respective territories utilize an international watercourse in an equitable and reasonable manner.

  • If proposed site works affect an Ordinary Watercourse, Surrey County Council as the Lead Local Flood Authority should be contacted to obtain prior written Consent.


More Definitions of Watercourse

Watercourse means a permanent or intermittent stream or other body of water, either natural or man-made, which gathers or carries surface water.
Watercourse means a system of surface waters and groundwaters constituting by virtue of their physical relationship a unitary whole and normally flowing into a common terminus;
Watercourse means watercourse as defined in section 22a-38 of the General Statutes.
Watercourse means an open channel, ditch or depression either natural or artificial, in which flow of water occurs either continuously or intermittently.
Watercourse means a river, creek or stream in which water flows permanently or intermittently—
Watercourse means any perennial stream. “Watercourse” shall not include ditches or other constructed channels primarily associated with land drainage or water conveyance through or around private or public infrastructure.
Watercourse means any natural or artificial stream, river, creek, ditch, channel, canal, conduit, culvert, drain, waterway, gully, ravine or wash, in and including any adjacent area that is subject to inundation from overflow or flood water.