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Private Bodies of Water

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

Productive[edit | edit source]

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

Recreational[edit | edit source]

  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Property Beautification


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

Industrial[edit | edit source]

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

Commercial[edit | edit source]

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

Agricultural[edit | edit source]

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

Recreational[edit | edit source]

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