Settling Basins

Structures or areas forming a central collection point where silt- or debris-laden water flows or is pumped to allow the particulates to settle at the bottom.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2833
Names
settling basins
settling basin
basins, settling
sedimentation basins
settling reservoirs
bezinkvijvers Dutch
bezinkvijver Dutch
klaarbassins Dutch
estanques decantadores Spanish
estanque decantador Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006169. The J. Paul Getty Trust.