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LC control 85113074
LC classificationTC167 Hydrostatics
TD395 Water-supply
Topical headingReservoirs
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Variant(s)Artificial lakes
Lakes, Artificial
Lakes, Man-made
Man-made lakes
Tanks (Reservoirs)
See alsoBodies of water
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Hydraulic structures
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Found inWikipedia, Aug. 1, 2011 (A reservoir or an artificial lake 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.)
Narayana Reddy, D.V. Water management in Andhra, 2010: p. ix (to provide irrigation facilities to lands by excavating large tanks and canals) p. 193 (construction of tanks and dams) p. 194 (construction of sluices to the tank)
Web. 3 (tank 1a India: a pool of water: lake, reservoir)
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language, c2000 (tank 2. A usually artificial pool, pond, reservoir, or cistern, especially one used to hold water for drinking or for irrigation)
Webster, L. A dict. of environmental & civil engineering, c2000 (tank: Pool, pond, cistern, reservoir, etc., through which liquids pass or in which they are held for a period)