Examples of seepage in a Sentence
Check for seepage in the basement.
Recent Examples of seepage from the Web
That eliminated the retail strip's key source of what pollution fighters call vapor intrusion — the seepage of contaminated air into a building, according to MDEQ.
The banks of the river had been shored up with sandbags, preventing spillover, but seepage from the ground continues to fill low spots, homeowners said.
On Lower Shaker Lake, dam seepage needs to be shored up, and additional erosion control will be going in, consisting of river rock above the normal water line and limestone riprap below.
The sewer project is designed to protect the river — which supplies drinking water to many downstream communities — from being polluted with seepage from local septic tanks.
When word reached Jennings, businessmen quickly leased 2,000 acres around the seepage and formed S.A. Spencer & Co.
Part of the renovation includes installing barriers within the berms to slow the seepage.
While there has been seepage and even some flowing water coming through the dike, the water has not been carrying material from inside the barrier.
Practical Engineering takes a look at the seepage that can wreck havoc on dam sites worldwide.
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SEEPAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seepage for English Language Learners
: an occurrence in which a liquid or gas flows or passes slowly through small openings
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