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retention basin

A depression for temporarily storing storm water in order to reduce the rate of runoff from a drainage area.
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Those data were the main data to observe monthly water balance in the rainwater storage tank and in the retention pond. The complete data is presented in Table 1.
'The retention pond was gazetted under Section 48 LUAS Enactment 1999 as a protection zone for alternative water source on April 27, 2017,' it said.
The $148,000 work will expand the 15,000-cubic-yard retention pond to 21,000 cubic yards to accommodate unusual storm events with excessive precipitation, airport spokesman Sean Briggs said.
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has encouraged private subdivisions to set up retention ponds in their areas to minimize flooding as these will help prevent waterways from spilling over during a heavy downpour.
2:06 p.m.: Sawyer Hill Road, foul smell near the retention pond, Highway Department reported what seemed to be a shark without a head; the Highway Department removed it from the area.
The primary part of the development involves carrying out cut and fill operations to create a shallow retention pond for storing storm water within the existing grassed area.
Fly ash is the stuff that was released from a retention pond in Tennessee in a nasty spill in December.
The geese generally preferred the grass around the nearby retention pond.
The city of East Wenatchee is still exploring ways to vacate a stormwater retention pond located in front of the 4-and-a-half-acre property on Third Street S.E.
The center received a new facade, new signage, a repaved parking lot and a lighted fountain in the front entrance retention pond.
The consultant recommended an alternative: re-route the untreated water to a retention pond across from the intersection of Anderson Road and the north end of the Anderson Road Outfall Ditch.
The pollution coverage that's available is for sudden, unforeseen events, such as an explosion, a rupturing of a dam, a retention pond, of the bursting of a vessel.