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Flow of a River - Hydrology
Factors of flow: Seasonal variability (pg 4 of 11)

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Management of streamflow focused on a single use, such as hydropower, usually distorts the intra-annual variability of a stream.

Changes in timing, duration, and intensity of high-flow periods often work to the detriment of aquatic life. Moderation of seasonal high flows may inhibit channel-maintenance forces.


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