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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Construction of a detention pond, part of the Clear Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Capacity Relief Project, will pave the way for the development of the first park in the "emerald necklace" that will ultimately be Atlanta's BeltLine.
Pete Beach, including: o Concrete patio areas with bench and gazebo o Rain garden detention pond o Supporting stormwater infrastructure to bring stormwater runoff to the rain garden and discharge into Boca Ciega Bay o Asphalt and concrete pavement removal and placement o Landscaping improvements o Access to existing wood dock, including wooden walkway over rain garden pavement markings and detectable warning Refer to Project Plans titled Egan Park BMP by Land & Water Engineering Science, dated January 15, 2015.
Contract notice: construction of new detention pond that will clean stormwater from Hagastaden
Instead of wasting land with an ugly concrete detention pond that only breeds mosquitoes.
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.
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.
much greater than] Storm water is directed to a detention pond that serves wildlife habitat.
As Ferguson waded into the project, he also discovered the neighborhood's 17-acre park had been deeded to the city, instead of just the detention pond.
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.