surface water

noun

Definition of surface water

: natural water that has not penetrated much below the surface of the ground : drainage water — compare groundwater, rainwater, springwater

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“Surface water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surface%20water. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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