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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Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has encouraged private subdivisions to set up retention ponds in their areas to minimize flooding as these will help prevent waterways from spilling over during a heavy downpour.
To complicate matters, PS Products had already spent $20,000 on clearing a retention pond left by the former owner.
The primary part of the development involves carrying out cut and fill operations to create a shallow retention pond for storing storm water within the existing grassed area.
Fly ash is the stuff that was released from a retention pond in Tennessee in a nasty spill in December.
The geese generally preferred the grass around the nearby retention pond.
The city of East Wenatchee is still exploring ways to vacate a stormwater retention pond located in front of the 4-and-a-half-acre property on Third Street S.
The center received a new facade, new signage, a repaved parking lot and a lighted fountain in the front entrance retention pond.
The consultant recommended an alternative: re-route the untreated water to a retention pond across from the intersection of Anderson Road and the north end of the Anderson Road Outfall Ditch.
The pollution coverage that's available is for sudden, unforeseen events, such as an explosion, a rupturing of a dam, a retention pond, of the bursting of a vessel.
Just then a few hundred yards ahead of Justin, a car veered off the road, crashed through a chain-link fence, struck a drainage culvert, and then plunged into a retention pond near the Clearwater-Safety Harbor border.
Water travels through the constructed wetlands to the retention pond and then is recycled for golf course irrigation.