Watershed
  WatershedAll land is part of one watershed or another. When rain falls, much of the water runs across the surface of the land toward a stream, river, pond, or lake as surface runoff. The land area that drains runoff to the stream, or other surface water body, is called a watershed, or drainage basin. See, Río Grande watershed and Red River watershed

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  • EPA, Watershed Information Network
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