Retention Ponds

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Ponds or pools with additional storage capacity to attenuate surface runoff during rainfall events.ᅠ Retention time of runoff can provide the capacity to remove pollutants through sedimentation and opportunity for biological uptake of nutrients.
- Based on Stella definitions, adapted by NWRM project experts and validated by the European Commission

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Last updated: 02 Jun 2016 | Top