River dicharge is the volume of water that flows in a river per second.
Measured in cumecs - m3/s
River discharge is affected by:
- Precipitation - the more precipitaion the higher the discharge.
- Climate - The higher the temperature , the lower the discharge as evaporation is higher.
- Removal of water (abstraction) - reduces discharge.
Hydrographs are graphs of a river's discharge over…