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floodgate

a gate in a sluice that is used to control the flow of water

floodgate

[′fləd‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
A gate used to restrain a flow or, when opened, to allow a flood flow to pass.
The lower gate of a lock.
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Yudhoyono was earlier rumored to have ordered the governor not to open the water gate to prevent floods from inundating the presidential palace.
The fun starts at Water Gate Park, Lobley Hill, at noon.
A Department of Water Resources worker stopped and called the aqueduct control center, which shut off a water gate upstream to reduce the flow and lower the level of the water in the 15-foot deep aqueduct.
Warwickshire consumer watchdogs fear people whose homes were wrecked by a recent deluge in Weddington and The Longshoot could be misled by leaflets and salesmen canvassing water gate flood defence systems.
Visitors enter through a captivating water gate made of fine water droplets and get to watch a video on a globe-shaped rotating projector.
Then a passing state Department of Water Resources worker called the aqueduct control center, which shut off a water gate upstream to reduce the flow and lower the level of the water in the 15-foot-deep aqueduct.
Warwickshire consumer watchdogs fear people whose homes were wrecked by the Easter deluge could be misled by leaflets and sales people canvassing water gate flood defence systems.
Although we have been actively involved in many state-of-the-art civil construction projects in Korea, the Nakdong River project marks our first hydraulic motor application on a large Korean water gate.
Limited Tenders are invited for E-Tender For Replacement Of 32 Inch Cooling Water Gate Valve And Nrv In Hwp At Rcf, Thal
NORTHBORO - The Northboro Public Library will be closed tomorrow to repair a leaking water gate discovered recently during the Route 20 reconstruction project.
Limited Tenders are invited for Replacement of 32 inch cooling water gate valve and nrv in hwp at rcf, thal