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Private Bodies of Water

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Activities

There are a variety of activities that privately owned bodies of water may be used for.

ProductiveEdit

  • Fishing
  • Amenity for cattle.
  • Water retention.
  • Fire management.

RecreationalEdit

  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Property Beautification




Locations

There are a variety of locations that privately owned bodies of water may be found.

IndustrialEdit

Small basins are often used to have a reservoir as part of a fire management strategy.

CommercialEdit

Some commercial properties use small bodies of water for beautification, making their properties stand out.

AgriculturalEdit

Small ponds are sometimes used in meadows as an amenity for livestock.

RecreationalEdit

Large properties may have ponds or small lakes for recreational and hobby purposes.