"A pond, lake, tank, or basin (natural or human made) where water is collected and stored. Large bodies of groundwater are called groundwater reser-voirs; water behind a dam is also called a reservoir." (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, n.y.)


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. "A Glossary  of Water-Related Terms", by Brian Benham. Publication 442-758

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