diversion dam


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diversion dam

[də′vər·zhən ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A fixed dam for diverting stream water away from its course.
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The Many Farms Irrigation Project consists of a diversion dam spanning Chinle Wash that sends rainwater runoff to Many Farms Lake through an inlet system and feeder canal.
Inc., were earlier charged with graft over the reportedly anomalous construction of the P98-million Libmanan-Cabusao Diversion Dam.
3019, the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, in relation to the reportedly anomalous P98 million construction of the Libmanan-Cabusao Diversion Dam.
The poignant story the river tells is one of enslavement by the Grand Valley Diversion Dam. Falk ponders the manner in which the Colorado River is manipulated by humans, considering the broader implications of slavery.
The agency also clarified that the project would irrigate elevated rice fields through a pumping station and not a diversion dam or a reservoir contrary to the claim of critics that it would pose danger to villagers.
River barrages are a type of low-head, diversion dam that can be opened or closed to control the amount of water passing through.
Authorities said excess water was discharged from the Pandoh diversion dam, located 112 km upstream of Pong dam, as a precautionary measure.
The Battle Creek Diversion project will include construction of four miles of road, two miles of canal to carry the water to Bradley Lake, and a concrete diversion dam. The announced authorization followed approval of a financing package for the project by the Bradley Project Management Committee.
We assessed historical presence of sockeye salmon in Eklutna Lake, Alaska, prior to construction of a diversion dam on the downstream Eklutna River in 1929, using nitrogen stable isotopes measured in a lacustrine core 93 cm long.
Besides, they also lauded the efforts which have been made for resolving the issue of the aggregate supply at diversion dam site.
However, little is known about such fishes because studies have focused on a few select species primarily downstream of Intake Diversion Dam (Pegg and Pierce, 2002; Dieterman and Galat, 2004; Everett et al, 2004; Welker and Scamecchia, 2004, 2006).
In this study, the flow pattern in the fishway type orifice and weir was stimulated in Karkhe diversion dam (located in Hamidieh) in Khuzestan province.