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 oasis is a serial property comprising gardens, canals, springs, wells, a drainage lake, as well as historical buildings, urban fabric and archaeological sites.
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.
Dubai Municipality and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) are exploring the installation of a floating photovoltaic solar panel on the municipality's deep tunnel rainwater drainage lakes -- a project that is now 50% complete -- with a floating station on artificial water bodies near Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC) expected to boost clean energy in the emirate.
Dubai: As part of their joint efforts to transition to renewable energy, Dubai Municipality and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) are studying the installation of a floating photovoltaic solar panel system on the deep tunnel rainwater drainage lakes implemented by the Municipality, which is 50 per cent in completion.
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.