The water that drains from the land into creeks and rivers is called runoff. Supplying many of our basic human needs for water, runoff occurs chiefly as a residual of rainfall after Nature’s take – that is, after the persistent demands of evaporation from land and transpiration from vegetation have been supplied.
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Title||Annual runoff in the United States|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Publisher location||Washington, D.C.|
|Contributing office(s)||Utah Water Science Center|
|Description||Report: 14 p.; Plate 1: 23.50 x 16.25 inches|
|Google Analytic Metrics||Metrics page|