crest gate

crest gate

[′krest ‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
A gate in the spillway of a dam which functions to maintain or change the water level.
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This latest renovation significantly lowers the 100-year floodplain zone by adding an adjustable Obermeyer Crest Gate for flow control of the Nashua River.
Zoppo Corp of Stoughton, the manufacturer of the crest gate was Steel-Fab of Fitchburg and Sorenson of Northboro built the internal controls.
Tenders are invited for Rehabilitation including renovation of crest gate no.
Tenders are invited for Work of cleaning and greasing of turn buckle and cleaning and lapping of cranium compound on wire rope of radial crest gate no.
Tenders are invited for Providing & Fixing Coupling Bolt, Rubber Bush, Brake Liner & Brake Coil For Radial Crest Gate At Ukai Dam.
On water issue, now pending before Krishna River Management Board, AP demands that the control of the 13 crest gates of right bank canal of NS project be handed over to it so that it could ensure the release of water to its farmers.
Authorities at Krishna Raja Sagar reservoir stepped up security in the wake of escalated protests when thousands of farmers tried to lay siege to the dam and also the Kabini reservoir on Wednesday, demanding closure of crest gates to stop the flow.
The Andhra government moved the Supreme Court in April 2007, which directed that Maharashtra could go ahead with the project's construction, but it should not erect the crest gates till the issue was settled.
MWH introduced innovative designs for several critical features of the project, including the cofferdam, overflow spillway and hinged crest gates," said Chander Sehgal, vice president and project manager for MWH.