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silting

[′silt·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
The filling up or raising of the bed of a body of water by depositing silt.
(geology)
The deposition or accumulation of stream-deposited silt that is suspended in a body of standing water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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58 percent owing to silting in the reservoir as a per Hydrographic Survey 2017, Advisor to Prime Minister Dr Babar Awan told Senate on Tuesday.
WORK will start in four months time on tackling the long-standing silting up of one of Cardiff's most popular attractions.
WORK is set to start later this year on a long-awaited scheme to tackle the major silting problems clogging up Cardiff's Roath Park Lake.
"There have been silting problems at the lake ever since it was opened and it is this administration which is tackling the problem.
A STUDY examining ways of tackling the major silting problems at Roath Park Lake will be completed before the end of the year.
They said the storage capacity had also reduced due to silting. Seven studies had been carried out regarding de-silting of dams but it was very expensive process adding that the idea of de-silting could not be materialized due to cost and other factors.
He said that HDF will mobilize local people of villages of District Rahim Yar Khan to form Water Users Associations for de silting. He said that this project will make a significant headway to help the local farmers to regain and develop irrigation capacity despite floods.