Headwaters

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Headwaters

Headwaters are steep snowy watersheds at the source of rivers

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Headwaters are higher elevation stream basins, draining to floodplains, typically with constrained channels, and with a substantial portion of precipitation falling as snow. Headwaters typically flow into a floodplain. They are different than lowland watersheds because of their higher elevation, and that their streams and rivers are commonly confined and eroding

Headwater Topics

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Headwater Efforts

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Headwater Documents

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