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I always wondered as a child where do creeks begin and where do they end. Etobicoke creek, Humber River, Grand River – these are all rivers and creeks of my childhood, but I had no idea where the water was coming from or going to. It wasn’t until I started working at BC Hydro that I began to appreciate hydrology – the study of water movement throughout the Earth.
There are two important geographical features that determine how water makes its way into the oceans

Continental Divide
Drainage Basin

The Continental Divide

Have you …