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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Owners of operational impoundments would then pay an annual fee of $25,000, and a $15,000 fee would be charged for closed plants that had not yet completed "post-closure care."
During a recent spring when the culverts were about to close to resume mosquito control, the researchers noticed that the juvenile fish were starting to leave the impoundments. The Indian River Mosquito Control Board agreed to perform a drawdown of the impoundment system.
Utility Solid Waste Activities Group and AES Puerto Rico LLP petitions seek reconsideration of specific CCR rule provisions, including those prohibiting the use of alternative points of compliance for ground water contamination; regulating inactive surface impoundments; defining what activities constitute beneficial use of CCR; and, addressing certain on-site storage practices.
The volume contains three standards relating to stormwater impoundments. All three begin with a chapter of definitions.
Because of their popularity, black crappies have been stocked into many small impoundments to provide recreational fishing opportunities (Gabelhouse, 1984; Boxrucker, 1987).
"It's hard to estimate right now how many surface impoundments are going to have to close and therefore what percentage of those materials that are being managed on site will have to be send off site," Roewer says.
"Elements of the marine environment along the coast are currently poorly mapped and we very much look forward to working with NWTE to help gain a firm, science-led understanding of the key factors that will be involved in any discussion around the siting of a tidal impoundment.
In North Carolina, you seldom see ducks unless you happen to have the money to spend on an impoundment. The upper-class folks have it made.
It's not an economic development program for my state or any district." (6) One way Secretary Hagel can counter Congress's penchant for pork is to advocate for the revival of Presidential impoundment, an executive branch tool used to enforce fiscal prudence.