diversion gate

diversion gate

[də′vər·zhən ‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
A gate which may be closed to divert water from the main conduit or canal to a lateral or some other channel.
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With a distance of about 6 m between spark detection and diversion gate, the fast reaction time ensures uninterrupted, but safe production.
The contractor shall notify and request the City for assistance, if needed, in connection with removal, dismantling, and replacement of any special equipment such as flow monitors or diversion gates within the manhole structures.
With rainfall amounts reaching more than double normal seasonal totals, the Freeman Diversion gates were opened Thursday to capture a portion of the river flow and send the water through a canal to spreading grounds east of Ventura.
4 million award includes the supply of two Francis turbines and generators, balance of plant services, control and protection equipment, and intake and diversion gates.
The scope of supply includes two Francis turbines and generators, the balance of plant, control and protection equipment, as well as the intake and diversion gates.