Definitions for "Settling Pond"
A manure pit where the flow rate of liquid manure is slowed to allow suspended materials to collect at the bottomed, where they can later be removed.
an open lagoon into which wastewater contaminated with solid pollutants is placed and allowed to stand. The solid pollutants suspended in the water sink to the bottom of the lagoon and the liquid is allowed to overflow out of the enclosure.
a natural or artificial water body used to contain wastewater in order to enable solids to be removed from it before it is released to the natural environment