Definitions for "Detention Basin"
Impoundments constructed to retain storm water for extended periods of time and allow for the retention of pollutants in the pond through deposition of sediments and attached pollutants.
the temporary storage of stormwater in a BMP, which is used to control the peak discharge rates, and which provides gravity settling of pollutants
a facility constructed through filling and/or excavation that provides temporary storage of stormwater runoff