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Retention Pound Design &Detention Pond Design

Retention-

Designed to held a specific amount of water indefinitely. Sometimes called a wet pond or wet detention basin or storm water management pond, it is an artificial lake with vegetation around the perimeter, and includes a permanent pool of water in its design.

sealy texas retention ponds Basin Construction

For the city of Sealy, Texas retention pond development. 

Detention:

A low lying area that is designed to temporally hold an amount of water while slowly draining to another location.  Sometimes called a “dry pond,” which temporarily stores water after a storm, but eventually empties out at a controlled rate to a downstream water body.

We have built many.  They are  for flood control when large amounts of rain could cause flash flooding.