infiltration basin

infiltration basin

An open-surface storage area for water having no outlet other than an emergency spillway.
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Infiltration basin: when a large depression, made in a similar manner to a dam, allows surface water to infiltrate the soil and recharge the groundwater
The infiltration basin was insulated with protective materials, including a gravel mix of large pore stones to evenly distribute water and ensure better filtration.
The DEP said a storm water infiltration basin collapsed at the company during construction at 198 New Lancaster Road in 2008.
The pipe leads to an infiltration basin (located more than 10 feet from the house), where moisture-loving plants thrive.
The company has reported completion of an expanded waste rock disposal facility, a third rapid infiltration basin and commissioning of the water desilting facility as at December 31, 2008.
Amenities: ultraviolet light disinfection, chemical feed systems, electrical/mechanical room, small laboratory/office, and onsite backwash water lagoons and infiltration basin.
When rain falls in Seattle, homeowner Lyn Dillman smiles: Water that used to run down the street now pools in a thickly planted infiltration basin at the garden's edge, where it percolates into the groundwater below.
As part of the detailed work plan, the legend of each map identifies the type of stormwater stru cture, such as an extended detention pond, wet retention pond, or infiltration basin, to be inspected.