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riparian

adj. referring to the banks of a river or stream. (See: riparian rights)

riparian

pertaining to the bank of a river.
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Conscious and modern countries are utilizing all the options mentioned here by using contemporary concepts like Water Sensitive Urban Design that incorporates such technologies as riparian zone management and Managed Aquifier Recharge.
However, our natural groundwater storage capacity along the major rivers is around 3,000 MAF, which can be managed using contemporary 'riparian zone management' systems mentioned here.
Given that water is limited across much of the southwestern United States, broad-leaved deciduous plant communities are rare and restricted primarily to mesic riparian zones (Johnson and Jones, 1977).
The richness was significantly lower in the riparian zone of a soft-water eutrophic lake (site J) (11 [+ or -] 0.8) compared to dyseutrophic (17 [+ or -] 0.8) and hard-water mesotrophic (14 [+ or -] 0.8) lakes.
Vegetative stripsalong the riparian zone can act as a natural filer that helps remove the sediment and other pollutants (such as pesticides and fertilizers).
(1) For the river with a levee, we take the centerline of levee as riparian boundary because the inner land of the levee allows frequent flooding, which is consistent with the definition of riparian zone (Gregory et al.
The reserve boundaries are defined on two sides by rivers, which meet at the low point of the reserve, and the forested riparian zone provides another habitat type, albeit one which is prone to landslides.
As such, the riparian zone of the lower reaches in Madison County is comprised of woody vegetation.
"The chance that these beetles will make a host shift to something native and run rampant through the riparian zone denuding everything is very slim," says Graham.