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noun as in basin

noun as in drainage basin

noun as in landmark

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“I was actually shocked at how torn up that upper end of the watershed was,” Joab said.

Each watershed was thought to be unique—leaving little ability to create a model that would work equally well across different river basins, Nevo explained.

From Fortune

Three-quarters of the 1,700-square-mile Tijuana River watershed lies in Mexico.

Given that most of the watershed is in Mexico, this is a binational issue.

I think an over-reliance on grants, especially in public media, is a whole bunch of coverage of the watershed and nowhere near enough coverage of City Hall.

From Digiday

The alleged FBI and U.S. Attorney investigations into the Newark Watershed may have something to do with that.

In a recent interview with NJTV, Booker called the Watershed, “one of the big policy losses that I had in Newark.”

He tells us about the devastating consequences of these toxins entering the watershed.

To say that the past few years have been a watershed period of improvement for LGBT America is an understatement.

The success of Guardians of the Galaxy maybe, just maybe, could be a watershed moment for women.

He says he would have walked on to the watershed the first day had we only stiffened his force with the 29th Division.

In so far as our object was to follow up a glacier to the North Col we were now on the wrong side of a watershed.

In Butler County there are four refineries on the Walnut watershed upstream from the area surveyed.

A few years ago planting was undertaken on the watershed of the Colorado Springs, Colorado, reservoir.

On steep slopes a certain number of trees must be left to protect the watershed and to prevent the erosion of the soil.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to watershed, such as: bowl, lagoon, pan, pool, pot, and tub.

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