Did you mayhaps mean pooling?
“As all drivers know, the term "potholing" has taken on a whole new meaning since winter.”
“A six-inch wide potholing ladder had been lowered, and I was instructed to wait until the dinghy was at its highest point on the swell, then to leap out of the boat and grab the ladder.”
“Despite chancellor George Osborne's pledge of an extra £100m to help local authorities with a black hole in funding, the "civil service potholing initiative", announced on Friday 1 April, is an attempt to clear the backlog of road repairs that councils say they are contending with.”
“It could have been worse: running wasn't as risky as potholing or white-water rafting.”
“There are lots of things I would personally rather not do breastfeed someone else's child, let someone breastfeed mine, keep my placenta in the freezer, have my parents present while I give birth, eat frogs' legs or live oysters, go potholing... but moral judgments have no place in such decisions.”
“I'm claustrophobic because I went potholing at the age of fifteen and while I was working along a vertical fissure they started blasting at a quarry less than a mile away.”
“I've been in caves, I've done potholing, and climbing.”
“Working in this way, the fragments often develop regular well-like depressions, the cavities of which work back under the cliffs, and by the undermining process deprive the face of the wall of its support, so that it tumbles in ruin to the base, there to supply more material for the potholing action.”
“We've been potholing and patching many of the streets, and that's really not the most appropriate way to maintain them," said Mohammed Nuru, acting director of the city's Department of Public Works.”
“In truth, she's more likely to find herself potholing or sea-kayaking than mastering double overhand knots, such is the gung-ho ethos of modern scouting.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘potholing’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
Looking for tweets for potholing.