presa de desperdicios

English translation: waste holding pond, pit, lagoon or waste holding tank

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Spanish term or phrase:presa de desperdicios
English translation:waste holding pond, pit, lagoon or waste holding tank
Entered by: Yolanda Broad

18:42 Dec 12, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: presa de desperdicios
This is an oil field term for a pit or hole for trash, wastes, etc. I would like to know if someone knows the exact term in English. Thanks.
guillen
United States
Local time: 20:30
waste holding pond, pit, lagoon or waste holding tank
Explanation:
I'd go with "wasteholding pond" --this is the term that crops up the most along with oil. Lagoons seem to hold animal waste. Pits are smaller than ponds, and, like lagoons, only appear in the context of animal wastes.

If it is an above-ground, *container*, it would be a waste holding *tank*

LIQUID GOLD OIL CORP.
... soil was removed in 1974, liquid waste and soil from a drainage area and holding
pond were removed in 1980 ... from a used oil recycler and excavating ...
yosemite.epa.gov/r9/sfund/overview.nsf/ef81e03b0f6bcdb28825650f005dc4c1/1df486b24e62c1058825660b007ee681?OpenDocument

MANAGING DAIRY MANURE HOLDING PONDS IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY
... because they prevent oil sprays from ... Whenever the pond is emptied, add ... natural waterways.
Liquid-solid separators ... on dairy waste-holding ponds, consult ...
www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/AgrEnv/ndd/watermgt/MANAGING...


DIVISION 93 SOLID WASTE: GENERAL PROVISIONS
... dump, waste pile, pit, pond, lagoon or land application. ... feasibly be recovered as
liquid oil;. ... or other vehicle holding solid waste from one mode of ...
www.deq.state.or.us/wmc/solwaste/moa11adiv97.html


Oil Spill and Waste Oil Cleanup Projects
... 2 (Drilling Waste). Oil sludge (over 25 years old) from a drilling waste holding
pond was provided to Advanced BioTech for bench scale testing to demonstrate ...
www.adbio.com/biorem/bio_projects.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled
... the story of this nation's worst nuclear accident. In 1979, a radoactive waste holding
pond burst its dam, spilling 94 million gallons of radioactive water and ...
www.alternatives.com/library/env/envnukep/rb3-3.txt - 49k - Cached - Similar pages
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 22:30
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Summary of answers provided
nawaste holding pond, pit, lagoon or waste holding tank
Yolanda Broad
naImponding dam / spillway dam
Leonardo Lamarche
nawaste oil pit....
Maria
napresa de desperdicios
Bernard Marinovitch


  

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21 mins
presa de desperdicios


Explanation:
waste facility

Bernard Marinovitch
Local time: 22:30
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39 mins
waste oil pit....


Explanation:
http://www.mailgate.org/gov/gov.us.topic.environment.toxics/...

Saludos afectuosos. Maria ;o)

Maria
Local time: 21:30
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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40 mins
Imponding dam / spillway dam


Explanation:
Just suggestions. Hope it helps.

Leonardo Lamarche
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45 mins
waste holding pond, pit, lagoon or waste holding tank


Explanation:
I'd go with "wasteholding pond" --this is the term that crops up the most along with oil. Lagoons seem to hold animal waste. Pits are smaller than ponds, and, like lagoons, only appear in the context of animal wastes.

If it is an above-ground, *container*, it would be a waste holding *tank*

LIQUID GOLD OIL CORP.
... soil was removed in 1974, liquid waste and soil from a drainage area and holding
pond were removed in 1980 ... from a used oil recycler and excavating ...
yosemite.epa.gov/r9/sfund/overview.nsf/ef81e03b0f6bcdb28825650f005dc4c1/1df486b24e62c1058825660b007ee681?OpenDocument

MANAGING DAIRY MANURE HOLDING PONDS IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY
... because they prevent oil sprays from ... Whenever the pond is emptied, add ... natural waterways.
Liquid-solid separators ... on dairy waste-holding ponds, consult ...
www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/AgrEnv/ndd/watermgt/MANAGING...


DIVISION 93 SOLID WASTE: GENERAL PROVISIONS
... dump, waste pile, pit, pond, lagoon or land application. ... feasibly be recovered as
liquid oil;. ... or other vehicle holding solid waste from one mode of ...
www.deq.state.or.us/wmc/solwaste/moa11adiv97.html


Oil Spill and Waste Oil Cleanup Projects
... 2 (Drilling Waste). Oil sludge (over 25 years old) from a drilling waste holding
pond was provided to Advanced BioTech for bench scale testing to demonstrate ...
www.adbio.com/biorem/bio_projects.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Untitled
... the story of this nation's worst nuclear accident. In 1979, a radoactive waste holding
pond burst its dam, spilling 94 million gallons of radioactive water and ...
www.alternatives.com/library/env/envnukep/rb3-3.txt - 49k - Cached - Similar pages


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22waste+holding+pond%22&hl=e...
Yolanda Broad
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Native speaker of: English
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