Definitions for "Freshet"
Keywords:  snowmelt, overflow, crue, rain, melt
A stream of fresh water.
A flood or overflowing of a stream caused by heavy rains or melted snow; a sudden inundation.
An increase of water flow into an estuary during the late winter or spring, owing to increased precipitation and snow melt in the watershed.
Keywords:  spate, trout, sea, dam, upstream
artificial spate designed to be released from a dam or intake in order to encourage upstream migration of salmon and/or sea trout.
river water flowing into the sea