Examples of headwater in a Sentence
the first exploration of the Missouri River from its mouth to its headwaters was made by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early 1800s
Recent Examples of headwater from the Web
New mining projects and proposals in the headwaters of our most important salmon rivers threaten our way of life.
But about 80 percent of the land is wild, with forests and headwaters of the Cuyahoga River.
Stoeckle wanted to know: Is DNA so robust that sampling a harbor would return a dizzying array of species from mountain headwaters and riverbanks to coastal estuaries, the open ocean, and the deep sea?
The headwaters of the Everglades are here along with the St. Johns River and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, all of which offer opportunities for paddling, boating and wildlife viewing.
Many of those communities are scattered throughout the headwaters of the Jandiatuba and the neighboring Jutaí River.
If built, Pebble would be one of the largest open-pit mines in the world at the headwaters of some of the most important salmon streams in the world.
The lodge usually uses the boat ramp at the Sterling Highway bridge across Kenai Lake, the headwaters.
However, several tribes and Native NGOs in Bristol Bay oppose Pebble mine's plans to dump toxic fill in the headwaters of anadromous streams.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'headwater.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of headwater
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up headwater? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).