All water naturally open to the atmosphere (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, ponds, streams, impoundments, seas, estuaries, etc.) and all springs, wells, or other collectors directly influenced by surface water.
Water standing on the top of ground or soil, waiting either to soak down into the soil or to evaporate. Is also used to characterize water that collects and stands or is stored in lakes, ponds, rivers, bayous, streams, canals and reservoirs, either natural or man-made
All water naturally open to the atmosphere that rests on the lithosphere either solid or liquid, including liquid water in rivers, streams, lakes, reservoirs and snow or ice on the surface or in glaciers, ice bergs and permafrost.
Surface water is i) any water body on the land surface, including running water such as streams, rivers and brooks, or quiescent water such as lakes, reservoirs and ponds. ii) water open to the atmosphere and subject to surface run-off.
This is rain water which falls on Roof's, Drives, Roads, Car Parks which should be discharged into a surface water sewerage system. It should not be discharged into a foul sewerage system, (although in many urban areas it is already connected to the foul system) and should be discharged into nearby watercourses, streams, rivers, lakes or to sea.
all water naturally open to the atmosphere (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, streams, seas, estuaries, etc.). It also refers to springs, wells or other collectors which are directly influenced by surface water.
any persistent natural or man-made source of water, which is not directly attributable to a single rainfall or snowmelt event. Surface waters include all lakes, ponds, streams, springs, intermittent or seasonal flows, natural and artificial bodies of water and all of the water of the State of Alaska as defined in AS 5.25.100(5) as amended.
means inland waters, except groundwater, which are on the land surface (such as reservoirs, lakes, rivers, transitional waters, coastal waters and, under some circumstances, territorial waters) which occur within a river basin.
All surface natural and man-made water bodies, including but not limited to all lakes, rivers, canals, wetlands, sloughs, streams, territorial waters and the ocean into which stormwater runoff directly or indirectly discharges. Back to the Top
Commonly known as water on the surface of the ground usually created by rain or snow, which is of a casual or vagrant character, following no definite course and having no substantial or permanent existence. Some insurance policy may include surface water as a covered peril but exclude "flood" when defined as the overflowing of water from its natural boundaries, such as a lake or river.