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Item Type : Enumerated
Domain : IHO Hydro
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EnumeratedName: low water
Enumerated Value Code Number : 13
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CamelCase : lowWater
Definition : an approximation of mean low water adopted as the reference level for a limited area, irrespective of better determinations at a later date.
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Remarks : Used mostly in harbour and river engineering. Used in inland (non-tidal) waters. It is generally defined as a level which the daily mean water level would fall below less than 5% of the time and by no more than 0.2 metres during the navigation season. A single level surface is usually chosen as the low water datum for a whole lake. On a river, low water datum is a sloping surface which approximates the river surface at a low state.
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