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|landuse = basin|
|An area of land artificially graded to hold water.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: In use|
|Tools for this tag|
An area of land artificially graded to hold water.
Applies to nodes and areas
- name=<name of the basin>
- basin=* refines the type of the basin:
- basin=infiltration — An infiltration basin catches storm water and allows it to seep into an aquifer.
- basin=detention — A detention basin catches storm water and allows it to drain slowly into natural waterways.
- basin=retention — A retention basin catches storm water and retains it, forming an artificial pond.