chute spillway

chute spillway

[¦shüt ′spil‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A spillway in which the water flow passes over a crest into a sloping, lined, open channel; used for earth and rock-fill dams.
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Tenders are invited for Cleaning and Painting of all Radial Gate wall plates, Embedment parts of stop Log Gates at chute & Shaft Spillways, Rail & its Embedment parts of Gantry Crane at MGS & Chute spillway after thoroughly cleaning by wire brush/ buffing wheel, jute, cotton waste and applying one coat of Zinc rich primer & two coat of coal tar epoxy paint including labor & T&P etc.
These include a concrete chute spillway that will enable excess water to pass the dam, diversion tunnels that will re-route the river around the dam site during the construction phase, a power tunnel/penstock that will serve as the conduit for routing water from the reservoir to the power plant, and an electrical substation through which electricity from the power plant will flow into the transmission system of the National Power Corporation, the Philippines state-owned power company.