retention pond


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retention pond

A human-made pond where storm water is directed and retained until it can be absorbed into the water table or slowly released without flooding downstream property owners. The modern trend is to prefer absorption into the natural water table,so many local governments impose retention pond requirements as a condition of development,even if storm sewer facilities are available. Many modern office park water features, such as small lakes with fountains, are government-required retention ponds.
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The existing ditch would be filled and the upstream flow would be diverted to the retention pond, where a control structure would regulate the runoff flow to Lake Anderson.
Considering the horrible amount of pollution that is stripped from each truck by steam and the reclamation of the water used, a clean retention pond seems all but impossible.
The water will be diverted through catch basins into the retention pond at the eastern part of the courthouse parking lot, he said.
6 feet, which was the third highest crest in its history, and at an elevation greater than the retention pond.
Because of the rainfall, many of the city's lakes and retention ponds were already filled beyond capacity and essentially had nowhere to go with the excess water.
Tenders are invited for draining and back filling of existing retention pond, construction of a new detention pond with outlet control structures.
As these waterfalls were found, they were directed down the sides of the pit using PVC pipe, into the center of the pit, which was excavated to act as a retention pond for the heavy rains, and the natural water.
It is located behind Nuccio Park and is nearby to a retention pond that is being renovated.
Melissa, TX, recently completed what is believed to be the largest storm water retention pond in the state of Texas.
The property is equipped with water irrigation systems, a water retention pond.
procurement is properly and timely completed Work "A new retention pond at the WWTP + CKV North" specified in the technical report prepared by the sponsor and the project documentation developed by Ing.