quote:I have heard the exact opposite, that's why it needs to be cleared up. The "too early for the spillway" thread is one example
I've lived between New Orleans and Lafayette I've never heard the basin referred to as the spillway, but I've heard the spillway referred to as the basin.
The "too early for the spillway" thread is one example
Typically a river basin is the lower section of a river including the delta/mouth/flood plain where the river is wider and slow moving. Folks around here refer to the flood plain/backwater as the basin.