Sediment basin

Sediment basin

A depression in the soil that is placed to retain sediment and debris onsite.
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The amounts of chrome found in the present study are higher than those reported from Billings reservoir (HORTELLANI et al., 2013) and the sediment basin of the Mogi Guacu River (SILVA et al., 2005).
Estimated cost is $6 million to $8 million, including a sediment basin at the inlet.
Turbid has developed a system to replace the standard sediment basin used on landfills, quarries, mines and construction sites to treat sediment-laden water.
Ashford said the contamination was discovered at the landfill by a second Norfolk Southern contractor--AMEC--when a stormwater sediment basin was excavated.
The lake level was then lower than the sediment basin in site J31, suggesting the entrainment of previously deposited sediments at that time.
The completion of the project is required intake structure, weir, sediment basin, box culvert and a six-kilometer long tunnel for taking water, penstock pipe, power house, switch yard, residential colony, hospital and school etc.
"The water in the sediment basin filters slowly," says CDOT Region 1 Environmental Specialist Holly Huyck, who collects and analyzes sand and water samples from the sediment ponds each spring.
Vaughan, "Influence of Increasing the Delay Time Between the Inflow and Outflow Hydrographs of a Sediment Basin," Transactions of the ASAE, Vol.
Corporate farms were more likely to utilize the more capital-intensive sediment basin, as well as streambank and shoreline protection.
First, if a job site includes a plot, or plots, of 10 acres or more which drain into a common location, companies would have to build a sediment basin. The size requirement would be 3,600 cubic feet per acre.