Definitions for "HYPORHEIC ZONE"
The interface or transition zone between groundwater and surface water systems, and the location or primary release point of contaminants from groundwater to surface water systems.
The region of saturated sediments beneath and beside the active channel and that contain some proportion of surface water that was part of the flow in the surface channel and went back underground and can mix with groundwater. Back to the Top
The area under the stream channel and floodplain that contributes to the stream.