crest gate

crest gate

[′krest ‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
A gate in the spillway of a dam which functions to maintain or change the water level.
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This latest renovation significantly lowers the 100-year floodplain zone by adding an adjustable Obermeyer Crest Gate for flow control of the Nashua River.
Zoppo Corp of Stoughton, the manufacturer of the crest gate was Steel-Fab of Fitchburg and Sorenson of Northboro built the internal controls.
Tenders are invited for Repair and reconditioning of crest gate including replacement of rubber seals of BP Dam.
Tenders are invited for Work of cleaning and greasing of guide roller assembly, manual operating system of hoist and dial indicator assembly alongwith painting and marking of dial indicator of radial crest gate no.
Tenders are invited for Providing electrification to generator room for the operation of crest gates of kanva reservoir project.
On water issue, now pending before Krishna River Management Board, AP demands that the control of the 13 crest gates of right bank canal of NS project be handed over to it so that it could ensure the release of water to its farmers.
Authorities at Krishna Raja Sagar reservoir stepped up security in the wake of escalated protests when thousands of farmers tried to lay siege to the dam and also the Kabini reservoir on Wednesday, demanding closure of crest gates to stop the flow.
The Andhra government moved the Supreme Court in April 2007, which directed that Maharashtra could go ahead with the project's construction, but it should not erect the crest gates till the issue was settled.
The problems related to the poor condition of 15 movable crest gates located along the crest of the dam and the possibility that serious groundwater seepage and soil erosion had occurred at the dam's south abutment.
Tenders are invited for Maintenance of Barrage, Painting of Girders, Gantry & Other Components of the Barrage, Greasing of Components of Barrage and Gantry of Bhima Lift Irrigation Project and Providing & Fixing of Roller Bearings for Vertical Crest Gates of Bhima L.