Category:Retention ponds

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Deutsch: Regenrückhaltebecken
English: Retention basin or Retention pond (slightly different from a Detention basin or pond). A retention basin is used to manage stormwater runoff to prevent flooding and downstream erosion, and improve water quality in an adjacent river, stream, lake or bay. Sometimes called a wet pond or wet detention basin, it is an artificial lake with vegetation around the perimeter, and includes a permanent pool of water in its design.

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This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.