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Streams where surface flow persists throughout the year.


These streams are generally found in the wetter parts of the country where flow occurs more than 80% of the time.

Why are perennial streams important?

The discharge of groundwater into these rivers during drier periods could play an important role in sustaining stream flow.



seasonal river