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STREAM. A current of water. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1612. See River; Water Course.

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Fish community responses to drying disturbances in an intermittent stream: A landscape perspective.
In these intermittent stream systems, there are shallow reservoirs that store freshwater.
all other waters such as intrastate lakes, rivers, streams (including intermittent streams, mudflats, sandflats, wetlands, sloughs, prairie potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes, or natural ponds) the use, degradation, or destruction of which could affect interstate or foreign commerce including any such waters: (i) Which are or could be used by interstate or foreign travelers for recreational or other purposes; or (ii) From which fish or shellfish are or could be taken and sold in interstate or foreign commerce; or (iii) Which are used or could be used for industrial purpose by industries in interstate commerce.
The Woodyard Hammock site is a mature beech-magnolia forest in a relatively flat area near an intermittent stream. The Gays Island site (=north end of Hall Island) is a relatively open mixed pine-hardwood forest.
Some factors influencing leaf litter breakdown of Anacardium excelsum were examined in two habitats, a pool anda riffle, of Carichuano Creek, a second order intermittent stream of Northwestern Venezuela.
"In addition, waste from the recycling activity is in a drainage swale and storm water from the property is impacting an intermittent stream."
Back in 2000, the team commenced a study of nitrogen and carbon dynamics in riparian buffer zones at an intermittent stream near Coochin Creek, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
The site was spring-fed and water levels along this intermittent stream varied little between visits throughout the spring and summer in 2001.
A total of 118 waterbody crossings would be constructed for the expansion, involving seven streams, 79 intermittent stream and 32 irrigation canals and ditches.
These eastward-flowing, intermittent stream channels provide about the only semblance of an external drainage system.

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