Sediment Load, Bed Load and Suspended Load-definitions

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Sediment Load:

All of the natural channels,streams generally carries sediment with the flow it has.It is generally a burden of flowing water which is carried by the velocity of flowing water and is termed as sediment load.

Bed Load:

Bed load is that type of sediment load in which the sediment is carried along the bed of the channel with occasional jumps into the channel.

Suspended Load:

Suspended load is the one in which the material is maintained in suspension of the flowing water.

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