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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
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TABLE 2 River and Impoundment Characteristics Impoundment Impoundment Surface Normal Impoundment Site Area (a) Storage (a) Maximum No.
At the active site, we elected to make addition observations downstream of the impoundment as a means of assessing the degree to which there were spatial gradients in current foraging activity (which would be expected based on predictions of central place foraging theory).
Above the processing plant is a 385-foot-tall earthen dam with a steep, terraced face, holding back the sludge impoundment. Wiley worked on this, the Shumate dam, and similar structures all over West Virginia.
Many, many camp properties have water impoundments ("dams") which are a focal point of their programs.
Trust member and Conwy councillor Dr Stuart Anderson explained how tidal water would be trapped in a 3.6km by 1.2km "impoundment area".
The company that owned the waste impoundment, a subsidiary of Massey Energy, the fourth largest coal producer in America, claimed that the flood was caused by an "act of God." Jack Spadaro, superintendent of the National Mine Health and Safety Academy, a training facility for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) based in Beckley, W.
Riparian woodland was the largest habitat type prior to impoundment and experienced the most rapid rate of loss over the course of the study (Table 1).
The impoundment structures will be able to retain tailings from dams in an extreme breach scenario.
Activating a new service on Monday, Sharjah Police said motorists whose vehicles are impounded for traffic violations can now keep their vehicles at home during the impoundment period.
Eighteen months after the act become effective, no CCR generated in Illinois may be treated, stored or disposed of in a CCR surface impoundment or unlined CCR landfill.
The bill would require a coal ash impoundment owner to submit to the EPA a "closure alternatives analysis" addressing several closure scenarios and options laid out in the legislation.