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When the water level of a stream or river exceeds its natural banks, it has reached its A. capacity. B. flood stage. C. crest. D. plateau.
When the water level of a stream or river exceeds its natural banks, it has reached its Flood stage. ***Flood stage is the level at which the surface of a river, stream, ocean, [ or other body of water has risen to a sufficient level to cause sufficient inundation of areas not normally covered by water to cause an inconvenience or a threat to life and property. ]
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