detention basin

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Noun1.detention basin - a storage site (such as a small reservoir) that delays the flow of water downstream
catchment area, catchment basin, drainage area, drainage basin, river basin, watershed, basin - the entire geographical area drained by a river and its tributaries; an area characterized by all runoff being conveyed to the same outlet; "flood control in the Missouri basin"
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Tenders are invited for work includes approx 976 lf of 18" rcp storm sewer; 167 lf of 42" rcp storm sewer; 3,015 lf of 8"-12" pvc waterline; 2,701 lf of 8" pvc sewer; 28 lf of 8" sewer by trenchless construction; 90,270 cy detention pond excavation; 30,980 sy of 2~ thick clay liner from onsite material; see attached file.
The property bears trees and grass along the front elevation, and is framed on the south by a two-acre storm water detention pond that supports wildlife and abuts the Washington and Old Dominion Trail.
Pueblo de Oro has instituted innovative measures such as building an underground drainage system with outfall and a 23,000-cubic meter detention pond to serve as a dissipater and catch basin for excess rainwater.
In addition to typical refrigeration equipment, the facility had an emergency ammonia dump system on the outside of the building from which ammonia could be discharged during an emergency to a nearby storm water detention pond that drains into the Connecticut River.
In her second, she, with fellow researchers Mary Schneider, Megan McCann and Lauren Pepi, studied Assumption's detention pond and the area surrounding it in order to examine the presence of an environmental gradient through soil moisture and how it affected plant growth.
In addition, a total of 50 commercial lots are being sold to boost business and economic activities while ensuring the development's sustainable features through open spaces, with a planned 7,800sqm Central Plaza and a 5-hectare Rain Garden that will function as a detention pond.
At that point, the facility was operated by Winn Bay, which later acknowledged that its stormwater detention pond was too small, the complaint said.
com)-- To detain stormwater runoff at the Metro Fire Station # 21, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County elected to remove an above ground detention pond and construct an underground stormwater detention system to gain back valuable land for parking during the recent replacement of the facility.
A A A This first phase involves, among others, the building of a rainwater drainage system, strengthening the main collector and setting up eight storm water detention pond.
Despite a difficult economy and a conservative budget that limited initial capital expenses, the project incorporates a variety of sustainable features including energy-efficient HVAC units and an irrigation system fed by the on-site detention pond.
Northridge detention pond retrofit, EV-66, $155,964 to Tiger Construction, 6280 Everson-Goshen Road, Everson.
There will be a large (more than an acre) detention pond on the southwest corner of the subdivision that will feature a fountain and walkways around.