Impoundment

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Impoundment may refer to:

Water control[edit]

  • The result of a dam creating a body of water
    • A reservoir formed by a dam
    • Coal slurry impoundment, a specialized form of such a reservoir used for coal mining and processing
  • Impounded dock, an enclosed ship dock that uses locks to impound water to a consistent depth within the dock area
  • Impoundment rights, a German system of permits and taxes for damming rivers

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