Drainage basin- Storage

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Interception
Some precipitation will land on vegetation or other structures before reaching the soil. Interception will hold a significant store of water in wooded areas. Interception is however only temporary as evaporation will occur quickly.
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Vegetation storage.
All the water that has been taken up by plants/ All the water contained in plants at any given time.
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Surface storage
Water in puddles ( depression storage) , lakes and ponds.
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Groundwater Storage
Where water is stored in the ground through soil or rock.
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Channel Storage
Water held in a river or stream channel.
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Card 2

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All the water that has been taken up by plants/ All the water contained in plants at any given time.

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Vegetation storage.

Card 3

Front

Water in puddles ( depression storage) , lakes and ponds.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Where water is stored in the ground through soil or rock.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Water held in a river or stream channel.

Back

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