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a drainage system whose waters do not continue to the ocean either on the surface or underground, but evaporate within the land area.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Pumping stations are necessary when ponding capacity is not large enough to store all
These deserts are in
basins far from oceans and have a wide range of annual temperatures.
Salt flats and playas without soils are extensive in the lower parts of basins with
Periodic flooding still occurs as a result of poor
and poorly maintained drainage channels.
Some farmers are concerned about
problems caused by higher river flows in the areas protected by levees.
As stated above, during the design it was determined that additional area is required for ponding
Operations plan and criteria, which address operation of closures and
systems during a flood event.
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