diversion dam


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diversion dam

[də′vər·zhən ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A fixed dam for diverting stream water away from its course.
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Rousseau also pointed out that in August, the National Park Service announced that five SRP dams, along with the SRP diversion dam at Granite Reef and the canal conveyance system, have been added to the National Register of Historic Places the federal governments official list of historic and archaeological resources deemed worthy of preservation.
Besides, they also lauded the efforts which have been made for resolving the issue of the aggregate supply at diversion dam site.
However, little is known about such fishes because studies have focused on a few select species primarily downstream of Intake Diversion Dam (Pegg and Pierce, 2002; Dieterman and Galat, 2004; Everett et al, 2004; Welker and Scamecchia, 2004, 2006).
In this study, the flow pattern in the fishway type orifice and weir was stimulated in Karkhe diversion dam (located in Hamidieh) in Khuzestan province.
Obsidians: Clear Lake-Carmen Diversion Dam, 8 miles, 200 feet of elevation gain.
The work includes installing a diversion dam at nearby Stetson Creek, routing cool creek water into the lake, and draining off some of the warmer lake water into Cooper Creek, all with the goal of making salmon spawning conditions more ideal.
However, the results of a study made by a German archaeological expedition on a diversion dam in the Dhanan valley (Construction A), indicate that plans for building the dam underwent many stages and long periods between the start of the 2nd and 1st Millennium BC.
The catfish was netted and tagged June 27, 2007, below the Kendrick diversion dam on Clear Creek east of Sheridan.
along the Bull Run River and a small diversion dam on the Little Sandy
The concrete faced rock fill dam is divided into a diversion dam, diversion canal, three side dams and three main dams with 22 million cubic meters capacity and the area of the dam's lake is 6, 3 square kilometers.
Diversion dams also were placed at the head of the Santo Domingo Valley (Cochiti Diversion Dam, 1936) and at the mouth of the Belen Valley (san Acacia Diversion Dam, 1936).