surface storage

surface storage

[′sər·fəs ‚stȯr·ij]
(hydrology)
The part of precipitation retained temporarily at the ground surface as interception or depression storage so that it does not appear as infiltration or surface runoff either during the rainfall period or shortly thereafter. Also known as initial detention; surface retention.
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Tenders are invited for Supplying and laying of pipe line and surface storage water tank for upper para of bilpahari village under khottadih ocp , l-800 m.
Much of the 284 acre site, formerly owned by ICI, has been identified as a potential alternative energy or open surface storage site in the South Tees Development Corporation masterplan, and already contains a pipeline corridor and the Northumbrian Waterworks treatment facility.
I suspect that what we are going to be looking at over time is that there's going to have to be a great deal longer period of surface storage," Alvaraz says.
It provides temperature-controlled warehouses for surface storage and refrigerated transport vehicles for physical distribution of products at optimal temperatures.
It provides temperature-controlled warehouses for surface storage and refrigerated transport vehicles for the physical distribution of products at optimal temperatures.
We have also developed a "National Strategy for the Wastewater Sector " and a Surface Storage plan, the details of which are available at the following link:
Earlier this month, Tepco announced it would stop using underground tanks to store radioactive water used in the plant's cooling systems and transfer the water to existing surface storage tanks.
The final chapter addresses the hydrological response of watersheds with different attributes, such as discontinuous permafrost, glaciers, topography, lakes, wetlands, and surface storage.
The section then gives an overview of the surface storage market.
The commission also called for the creation of one or more interim surface storage sites to accept used fuel rods from the 10 nuclear reactors that have ceased operating and possibly other plants.
The land required for building surface storage facilities was reduced from 250 to 15 hectares, while costs of infrastructure needed to store one gallon of water were reduced from Dh3.
The Regional Municipalities and Water Resources Ministry is implementing a number of municipal and water projects in wilayats of the Northern Al Sharqiyah Region that include paving more than 92 Km of internal roads, paving some public car parking, as well as, wastewater plants and networks and the construction of surface storage dams.

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