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MINIMUM FLOW [4 records]

Record 1 2014-07-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Sewers and Drainage
DEF

The flow occurring in a stream during the driest period of the year.

OBS

low water: term used in referring to water levels resulting from tides. This is not a "stream" phenomenon. According to the "Glossary of Coastal Terminology" by the Department of Ecology in the State of Washington, low water is the minimum height reached by each falling tide.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Égouts et drainage
DEF

Niveau moyen le plus bas d'un cours d'eau.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Hidrología e hidrografía
  • Alcantarillas y drenaje
DEF

Mínimo nivel alcanzado por un curso de agua o un lago.

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Record 2 2014-07-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Sewers and Drainage
DEF

The least quantity of influent to a treatment plant or within a sewer within a given period of time.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Égouts et drainage
OBS

débit : Volume de fluide écoulé en un point donné par unité de temps.

Spanish

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Record 3 2011-05-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Sewers and Drainage
DEF

The flow of wastewater, without storm water, in a combined sewer during dry weather.

Key term(s)
  • minimum flow
  • low flow

French

Domaine(s)
  • Égouts et drainage
DEF

Débit minimal atteint en période sèche.

Key term(s)
  • débit de saison sèche

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Alcantarillas y drenaje
DEF

Caudal mínimo durante la época seca.

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Record 4 1977-11-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hydrology and Hydrography
  • Geology
OBS

Least value of discharge in the stream during a hydrological year, usually expressed as the lowest daily discharge.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Hydrologie et hydrographie
  • Géologie
OBS

Plus petite valeur du débit d'un cours d'eau, durant une année hydrologique, elle est généralement exprimée par le débit journalier le plus faible.

Spanish

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