|watershed concepts aecom||1.1||1||2432||36|
Watershed and Ecosystem Management AECOM helps communities meet the need for sustainable, high-quality water supplies while protecting the natural resources that are integral to the ecological health of the watershed.What is the difference between a large and a small watershed?
Larger watersheds contain many smaller watersheds. It all depends on the outflow point; all of the land that drains water to the outflow point is the watershed for that outflow location.What is the difference between a drainage basin and a watershed?
The word "watershed" is sometimes used interchangeably with drainage basin or catchment. Ridges and hills that separate two watersheds are called the drainage divide. The watershed consists of surface water --lakes, streams, reservoirs, and wetlands --and all the underlying groundwater. Larger watersheds contain many smaller watersheds.Where does the water go out of the watershed?
There is no outlet for water to exit the "watershed", as almost all watersheds have, such as a stream flowing out of the watershed. Thus, in our pool watershed, you can see how a large "lake" is forming. No data point selected.