drainage lake

drainage lake

[′drān·ij ‚lāk]
(hydrology)
An open lake which loses water via a surface outlet or whose level is essentially controlled by effluent discharge.
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The food wrapping 'package' containing the infant's body was discovered by an off duty police officer in a drainage lake near to the upmarket village of Loughton, in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, on Sunday afternoon.
The bundle of food wrapping containing the infant's body was discovered by an off-duty police officer in a drainage lake near the village of Loughton in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, on Sunday afternoon.
There are two basic types in Florida: drainage lakes and sinkhole lakes.
Most drainage lakes are rimmed with shallow vegetation extending outward to a defined weedline in five to seven feet of water.
Drainage lakes, which harvest run-off water for summer irrigation of the racetrack.
The torrential rain also caused the two huge drainage lakes built at the Great North Park in Gosforth, to overflow.
Paul Robertson, 47, of nearby Melton Park, said: "These drainage lakes are not supposed to overflow.
The revised plan, created by Stevenson Ranch Venture LLC, does away with a series of drainage lakes scattered throughout the development and replaces it with a plan for a drainage channel that will run through the center of the community and into a basin at the southeast corner of Pico Canyon Road and Stevenson Ranch Road.
Fishing regulations: All Cottonwood Creek drainage lakes are open July 1 to Oct.