sluice gate


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sluice gate

[′slüs ‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
The vertical slide gate of a sluice.
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The sluice gate in the upper part of the drainage system is automatically opened when the water level reaches a certain point, to let the excess water flow into the lower section.
Police said he was responsible for instigating people to open the sluice gate at Kalu headworks channel.
POUR LOSER Lee Goddard admitted opening sluice gate
Councillor Martin Mullaney, cabinet member for leisure, sport and culture, said that before the de-silting process could start, work to replace three broken sluice gates, is expected to be completed by the end of March.
Furious residents living upstream of the Khlong Sam Wa canal earlier tried to forcibly raise the sluice gate and demanded that the authorities ease flooding in their communities by channeling more water through the canal.
Mauro said the current rehabilitation, which began in October and will be completed this spring, includes refacing the entire 50-foot dam, replacing all wing walls and retaining walls on both banks, adding new rip-rap on both sides of the dam, replacing a 3-foot, low-level outlet control pipe, and installing an access hatchway at the Rodney Hunt sluice gate.
According to the South China Morning Post, villagers used homemade weapons, including petrol bombs, to keep more than 1,000 police officers from tearing down a sluice gate villagers had built in September to divert water to their fields.
Originally an area of marshy reeds and tidal flats, Shiodome, which means "tide stopper," was reclaimed under the shogunate and a sluice gate was installed to regulate the flow into the outer moat of Edo Castle.
Darlington Station Officer Richy McArdle said: "Somehow he had got sandwiched in the middle of the sluice gate.
A single spotlight on the sluice gate attracts the shrimp.
Black ice, and the word is out the pond is fit for skating though water still slips along the edges and deep under you can hear it roiling to the sluice gate trying to catch up to the river.
The subject of the public contract called "Sluice at CS Soutok - overall refurbishment" (the sluice gate is a plate lock with an electric drive, the size of the board approx.