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forebay

[′fȯr‚bā]
(civil engineering)
A small reservoir at the head of the pipeline that carries water to the consumer; it is the last free water surface of a distribution system.
A reservoir feeding the penstocks of a hydro-power plant.

forebay

An integral part of a structure’s upper story that significantly overhangs the story below; see forebay barn.
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Its three-quarter-acre, 12-foot deep pond and sediment forebay manages stormwater for several downstream projects.
Operational procedures at SONGS for heat treatments include the "fish chase", which was designed to usher living fish within the forebay into a holding area where they can be lifted out and deposited into a dedicated discharge line (Figure 1).
A structure that traps debris and trash also will be cleaned, silt will be removed from the power plant's cooling water systems and the forebay will be dredged.
During the first two days of resumed pumping, water will be moved from Clifton Court Forebay to Bethany Reservoir, a small reservoir that supplies the South Bay Pumping Plant.
On Saturday, May 12, the 18th annual Kids' Fishing Day will be held at O'Neill Forebay near San Luis Reservoir in Merced County.
Water from the canals is first poured into a 35-acre, 163-million- gallon forebay, which resembles a giant swimming pool sitting below the west dam, before it flows into the pump house and then into the lake.
Additional small numbers of quagga were found later at Gene Wash, which serves as a forebay for another nearby pumping plant along Metropolitan's aqueduct.
Tenders are invited for Renovation of 6 dia sluice valve by way of replacement of 6 dia sluice valve and repairing/relaying of sluice valve pipe at forebay of MHEP Pahalgam.
Water levels have risen from 40 feet below the ground to 10 feet in the Montalvo Forebay, the major recharge area of the Oxnard Plain, he said.
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has begun lowering the surface level of Castaic Lake and Elderberry Forebay to facilitate needed repair and refurbishment work.
Tenders are invited for Repair/Replacement Of Damaged Trash Rack Panel At Intake Forebay Trash Racks At Uri-Ii Power Station