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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
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The proposal also requests comment on allowing states to determine when an unlined surface impoundment that is leaking may undertake corrective action rather than be forced to stop receiving CCR and close.
To ensure impounded cars are not driven, a small tracking device service will be installed inside the impounded car so that it alerts the police if the car has moved while serving the impoundment period," Brigadier Al Mazroui said.
A top official at the Sharjah Police said this service has been introduced as they were grappling with severe lack of space to house impounded vehicles in its impoundment lot.
Standard Guidelines for the Design, Installation, and Operation and Maintenance of Stormwater Impoundments
According to Sunrise spokeswoman Suzanne Jaworowski, the permit was nearing approval but the modification forced a redesign of the impoundment, a project that is expected to take several months.
We used total length (TL) and weight of each fish to estimate population size structure and relative weight (Wr), respectively, for black crappies in each impoundment.
Santiago said her Budget Impoundment Control measure provides that - like its American version - after Congress authorizes an appropriation and the executive department does not intend to spend the budget item for which it is authorized, the President has to go to Congress with a request to impound the appropriation.
In January, a 15-member committee released a set of amended rules that people in the legal community say significantly improve the process by detailing the procedures and restrictions for impoundment.
Thomas Jefferson set precedent for impoundment in 1803 when he suspended the purchase of 15 gunboats.
For more than half a century, TVA power plant near Kingston dumped its coal ash in a huge, 100-acre impoundment.
The specific objective was to assess the fish community of this reservoir since impoundment in relation to species composition, relative abundance, trophic status and ecological balance with a view to providing information to support efforts towards effective planning, use, management and conservation of the reservoir for socioeconomic development.
And in the latest impoundments, fishing is getting more than a passing nod.