check dam

check dam

[′chek ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A low, fixed structure, constructed of timber, loose rock, masonry, or concrete, to control water flow in an erodable channel or irrigation canal.

check dam

A barrier in an erodible channel to control the flow of water.
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Tenders are invited for Construction Of 2 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Kathakura I Check Dam (Ka-13-0058) Over Local Nalla Near Village Kathakura (2) Kathakura Ii Check Dam (Ka-13-0061) Over Local Nalla Near Village Kathakura In Th Rampur Block Of Kalahandi District
In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jayalalithaa sought his intervention to advise Karnataka not to go ahead with the proposed check dam operation.
Projects include the the Qaus Check Dam 1, which is 152m long and 15m high, has a capacity of 2.
The projects visited by the minister included Qaus Check Dam 2, which has a capacity to hold 1.
Their topics include a global and historical introduction to traditional uses of check dams, check dams in the torrent control practice in small mountainous catchments, managing stream morphology with check dams, filtering-retention check dam design in mountain torrents, induced morphological changes affecting the stability of check dam systems, local scouring at check dams in mountain rivers, and upstream and downstream effects of check dams in braided rivers in the Central Pyrenees.
Embedded in a gravel bar deposited more than 5000 years ago, an alignment of imbricated bedrock slabs shows the former contour of a check dam (1998-000-B) (FIGURE 2) destroyed by floods.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of 2 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Sindhipadar Check Dam (Ka-13-0056) Over Local Nalla Near Village Sindhipadar (2) Kamarghat Check Dam (Ka-13-0057) Over Saisurni Nalla Near Village Kamarghat In Th Rampur Block Of Kalahandi District.
Then they caught hold of the bushes near the check dam and we rescued them," said Devayat Nandniya, forest guard, Forest Department of Junagadh.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of 2 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Gunupur Ii Check Dam (Ka-13-0059) Over Barha Nalla Near Village Gunupur (2)Saisurni Iii Check Dam (Ka-13-0060) Over Saisurni Nalla Near Village Saisurni In Th Rampur Block Of Kalahandi District.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of 2 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Kankrimal I Check Dam (Ka-05-0061) Over Kankrimal Nalla Near Village Kankrimal (2) Kankrimal Ii Check Dam (Ka-05-0062) Over Kankrimal Nalla Near Village Kankrimal In Junagarh Block Of Kalahandi District.
Tenders are invited for Construction Of 2 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Paragaon I Check Dam (Ka-05-0058) Over Paragaon Nalla Near Village Paragaon (2) Paragaon Ii Check Dam (Ka-05-0059) Over Paragaon Nalla Near Village Paragaon In Junagarh Block Of Kalahandi District
Tenders are invited for Construction Of 3 Nos Of Check Dam (1) Kashabahi Check Dam (Ka-06-0049) Near Village Kashabahi (2) Kuleijore Nalla Iii Check Dam (Ka-06-0050) Near Village Goudakenduguda (3) Jharabahili Check Dam (Ka-06-0051) Near Village Barahami In Kalampur Block