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In many rural, agricultural areas there is no nearby access to rivers or oceans for drain water disposal.
Salt ponds are a very common type of evaporation pond.
Landfills are a common source of contaminated runoff that needs special handling.
Once the location has been chosen, you must select a liner. There are two basic options; clay or a multi-layer RPE liner.
Evaporation ponds are small, man-made, shallow bodies of water with large surface areas that efficiently utilize wind and sunlight for evaporation.
While most pond owners aim to reduce seepage by installing an impermeable liner, there is a natural function to the effect.
Many commercial pond liners are marketed as being compatible with potable drinking water supplies or agricultural uses.
Every gallon lost from a groundwater storage pond represents wasted energy and a reduced volume available for irrigation or drinking water.
Groundwater is defined as any water that manages to slip through the pores between particles of soil, sand, and rock and gather below the surface.
On the opposite end of the water storage spectrum, groundwater is often pumped during periods of high volume and stored for future use.