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According to the government, water catchment areas now cover two-thirds of Singapore’s surface area, up from half in 2011.
To enroll in Vaux, students must live in the neighborhood catchment area.
There are 16 residential mental health beds available to people in the United Services catchment area in northeastern Connecticut.
Its catchment area stretches from Fall Creek Parkway to the south, Keystone Avenue to the east, Michigan Road to the west and 71st Street to the north.
The disparity in mental health beds by region and catchment area is even more breathtaking, according to United Services Director of Communications John Goodman.
Cities need to protect flood defences and catchment areas, such as the wetlands around Kolkata and the lakes in and around Pokhara in Nepal, whose value is becoming clear.
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CATCHMENT AREA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of catchment area for English Language Learners
: the area from which water flows into a river, stream, etc.
: the area that a school, hospital, etc., provides a service to
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