Definitions for "Surface Water"
Keywords:  pond, lake, river, reservoir, wetland
Above-ground water contained in rivers, streams and the like.
All water naturally open to the atmosphere. Refers to water in rivers, lakes, reservoirs, streams, impoundments, seas, estuaries, and so on.
Water which remains on the surface of the earth, in the form of drains, streams, rivers, lakes, etc.
Another term for rainwater. TELL-TALE A glass slip or proprietary product fixed across a crack to monitor movement usually of a crack in a wall.