gravity flow

gravity flow

[′grav·əd·ē ‚flō]
(hydrology)
A form of glacier movement in which the flow of the ice results from the downslope gravitational component in an ice mass resting on a sloping floor.

gravity flow

The flow of water drawn through a conduit under the force of gravity.
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Mr Fiaz said that lift irrigation system was put in place by operating generators to draw water from the Yarkhoon River, while a small fraction of gravity flow water was also available there.
He informed that Rs 642 million have been earmarked for drinking water schemes in Karak, Rs 1 billion for Gravity Flow Water Supply Scheme in District Mansehra while Rs 3.7 billion have been allocated for small and medium sized drinking water schemes throughout the settled districts.
Gravity Flow Pallet Rack Systems are ideal for supplying pallet or carton loads of common SKUs in sorting and distribution operations or for high-throughput of large volumes of product.
Appreciating KOICA for its cooperation to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government for providing safe and clean drinking water to Havelian City and suburbs, the Deputy Commissioner said that the gravity flow organism of the scheme would also help save the recurring cost of the scheme such as electricity and other utilities.
'The gravity flow mechanism of GWSS devised by Korean engineers will help save fuel cost for pumping water,' DC Afaq said appreciating KOICA for offering its cooperation to the K-P government for providing safe and clean drinking water to Havelian city and suburbs.
Several new features have been added to Mettler-Toledo Safeline gravity flow metal detectors.
Another project by the name of "gravity flow" has been completed in Abbottabad whereas work on gravity flow projects in DroshQasba and Batkhela is under way.
It also adds new and alternative air valve sizing methodology for partial rupture gravity flow and air-release valves.
GRAVITY FLOW (Willie Haggas) GRAVITY Flow made an excellent debut in defeat at Windsor and should be winner soon.
Pressure pipes have traditionally been the right solution, particularly where the elevation of the source is not sufficient for gravity flow and/or the use of gravity conveyance can result in excessive excavation depths and high construction costs.