Definitions for "Streamflow"
_ The volume of water passing a given point per unit of time.
The active flow of water within a stream, river, or creek. May also be used in terms of lowflow, baseflow, etc.
The discharge in a natural channel. Although the term "discharge" can be applied to a flow of a canal, the word "streamflow" is used only to describe the discharge in a surface-stream course. The term "streamflow" is more general than "runoff", since streamflow may be applied to discharge whether or not it is affected by diversion or regulation.