evaporite pond

evaporite pond

[i′vap·ə‚rīt ‚pänd]
(industrial engineering)
Any containment area for brines or solution-mined effluents constructed to permit solar evaporation and harvesting of dewatered evaporite concentrates.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.