Category:Dry detention basins

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English: A Detention basin or retarding basin is an excavated area installed on, or adjacent to, tributaries of rivers, streams, lakes or bays to protect against flooding and, in some cases, downstream erosion by storing water for a limited period of a time. These basins are also called "dry ponds", "holding ponds" or "dry detention basins" if no permanent pool of water exists.
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Bacini di espansione (it); 遊水池 (ja); Polder (sk); Polder przeciwpowodziowy (pl); polder (cs); spaarbekken (nl); 滯洪區 (zh-hant); 滞洪区 (zh-cn); Hochwasserrückhaltebecken (de); 유수지 (ko); detention basin (en); حوض الاحتجاز (ar); 滯洪池 (zh); แก้มลิง (th) künstliches Becken zu Zurückhalten von Hochwasser (de); Opera idraulica (it) Cassa di laminazione, Invaso di emergenza, Bacino di espansione (it); 遊水地 (ja); suchý poldr, suchý polder (cs); HRB (de)

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