Filter Strips

Definition: 

Gently sloping vegetated strips of land that provide opportunities for slow conveyance and infiltration. Designed to accept runoff as overland flow from upstream and to slow the progress of this runoff.
- Based on Stella definitions, adapted by NWRM project experts and validated by the European Commission

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Relation type: 
Narrower
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Vegetative filter strip
Last updated: 02 Jun 2016 | Top