Stream - Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams

Intermittent and Ephemeral Streams

A perennial stream is one which flows continuously all year. Some perennial streams may only have continuous flow in segments of its stream bed year round during years of normal rainfall.

Blue-line streams are perennial streams and are marked on topographic maps with a solid blue line.

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