infiltration basin

infiltration basin

An open-surface storage area for water having no outlet other than an emergency spillway.
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The DEP said a storm water infiltration basin collapsed at the company during construction at 198 New Lancaster Road in 2008.
The pipe leads to an infiltration basin (located more than 10 feet from the house), where moisture-loving plants thrive.
During the period under review, the Company continued with infrastructure establishment which included the completion of an expanded waste rock disposal facility, a third rapid infiltration basin and commissioning of the water desilting facility.
When rain falls in Seattle, homeowner Lyn Dillman smiles: Water that used to run down the street now pools in a thickly planted infiltration basin at the garden's edge, where it percolates into the groundwater below.
A rapid infiltration basin (RIB) to handle the water is under construction and a second RIB will be installed to handle any overflow needs.
Servicing the south - creation of a roundabout on the RN 19 - creating an infiltration basin of stormwater management - works of parkland.
Reconstruction of the infiltration basin, including connections
43 percent and it would include two detention basins and an infiltration basin in the vicinity of the poultry barns as well as two smaller detention basins along the driveway adjacent to the southern property line.
Carolina Water Service will install about 7,000 feet of underground pipe from the wastewater treatment plant to the infiltration basin site.
The project will implement a septic system inspection and outreach program, install infiltration basins for sinks at parks and other recreation areas and two rainwater harvesting systems.
These BMPs can include constructed wetlands, detention and infiltration basins, and bioswales, an alternative to storm sewers that use natural means such as vegetation and soil to treat stormwater by filtering out contaminants.
The idea is that during storms (or flood control releases) excess surface water could be directed from streams via existing water conveyance systems onto dormant agricultural fields, which would then serve as infiltration basins.