retention basin


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retention basin

A depression for temporarily storing storm water in order to reduce the rate of runoff from a drainage area.
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New England Development has made temporary repairs to the retention basin.
developed the location, told the city's Conservation Commission they will repair damage caused by the breach of a retention basin.
One of the materials used in building the retention basin is a fine sand, he said.
To The Design and installation of filtration swales in Manalapan and retrofitting of an existing retention basin as a wetland, ongoing monitoring of Manalapan Lake, and related efforts.
Contract notice: Management for the development of the des cressonnires storm water retention basin at saint-gratien.
Request for qualification: the final mass grading and site utilities execution plan should address the following scopes: site clear and grub, mass grading per dsa-approved plans and geotechnical report, excavation of all temporary and permanent retention basins, dewatering as necessary, installation of 12" sewer main east to west at main driveway, all surveying, installation of permanent storm drainage on the west side of the project, including concrete drainage structures, rip rap, and build-out of the main site retention basin, installation of swppp bmps per mass grading plans.
This includes the production of a rainwater network on the property including a rainwater retention basin and a sedimentation plant.