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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The check dam pond water balance indicates the volume of spilled water, potential water to percolate into the soil, and the amount of water to be stored in the pond.
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.
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