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Wet Detention Basins  
  • A constructed permanant pool of water to recieve stormwater runoff
  • Allows sediment to settle out
  • 85% Total Suspended Solids removal
Local Examples
Stormwater wet detention basin behind Petsmart off Exit 140.
Large stormwater wet detention basin in Alamance Crossing shopping center.
Stormwater wet detention basin near Exit 140. Debris screen is visible on outlet structure.

For More Information

NC DENR Stormwater Manual - Wet Detention Basins
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