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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 filter bed
 濾水池

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fil·ter n.  Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.
 Filter bed, a pond, the bottom of which is a filter composed of sand gravel.
 Filter gallery, an underground gallery or tunnel, alongside of a stream, to collect the water that filters through the intervening sand and gravel; -- called also infiltration gallery.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 filter bed
      n : filter consisting of a layer of sand or gravel for filtering
          water