retention basin

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Noun1.retention basin - a storage site similar to a detention basin but the water in storage is permanently obstructed from flowing 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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Lake County authorities searched a Round Lake Park retention pond Wednesday morning trying to locate a 76-year-old man missing since March 4.
Removal of old collectors, construction of new clear water collectors, lighting, watering, a retention pond, bleachers and a synthetic football pitch.
Authorities believed she had become disoriented and ran into the retention pond, according to the (http://www.
AP) -- Authorities say a police officer rescued a woman by swimming out to her car submerged in a retention pond at a suburban Chicago community college.
Over a year after Colton James Crowshoe's body was found floating in the retention pond off Stoney Trail in Calgary, city police have yet to lay charges in the homicide.
Two days later his body was found in the Abbeydale retention pond.
A utility manager might build a stormwater retention pond to capture polluted runoff; but in a few years it will fill with water, become a wetland and stop working the way it's designed to do.
The joint venture between Sharky's parent company Venice Pier Group and Beechwood Builders of Venice, FL, involved developing a solar field using unusable space at the bottom of a retention pond.
com as an informational portal that features educational resources on things like property value benefits from septic system installation, septic system repair and retention pond maintenance, and many other helpful tips that can save you thousands of dollars in the Atlanta, Georgia Area.
According to the US-based Sustainable Cities Institute website, a retention pond or wet pond is built to store storm water runoff.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation regularly tests the water in the retention pond and areas around the landfill, according to Solid Waste Commission Chairman Steve Field.
Sawyer Hill Road, foul smell near the retention pond, Highway Department reported what seemed to be a shark without a head; the Highway Department removed it from the area.