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Vocabulary Term Details

Water reservoirs

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_reservoir)

A reservoir is used to store water. Reservoirs may be created in river valleys by the construction of a dam or may be built by excavation in the ground or by conventional construction techniques such as brickwork or cast concrete. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Hydraulic structures
N/ADams
Water storage

This term is used for the following terms: 
Impoundment
Reservoirs

Approved Date
08-Aug-2014

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