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A weir /ˈwɪər/ is a barrier across a river designed to alter its flow characteristics. In most cases, weirs take the form of obstructions smaller than most conventional dams, ...

Difference Between Weir and Dam


Jun 19, 2011 ... Weir vs Dam. Man has always been in a constant struggle to make optimum use of the flowing waters of rivers. He has tried to build high brick ...

etymology - Weir vs. Low water dam - English Language & Usage ...


Feb 17, 2014 ... I came across the word weir today. It appears that we here in the USA refer to this same device as a low water dam. I'm curious why we don't ...

What is the difference between weirs and barrages? - Quora


Aug 7, 2015 ... Subodh, Both are terms used in Irrigation engineering in conjunction with storage ... Both terms are used in conjunction with water dams. Weir ...

small dams and weirs in earth and gabion materials - FAO.org


small earth dams with a gabion spillway, intake weirs for gravity irrigation schemes, groynes, river bed training works and for protection against hydraulic erosion ...

The Weirs - Picture of South Holston Dam, Bristol - TripAdvisor


South Holston Dam, Bristol Picture: The Weirs - Check out TripAdvisor members' 1000 candid photos and videos of South Holston Dam.

Evaluation of dams and weirs operating for water resource ...


Apr 15, 2014 ... As part of the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project, 16 multi-functional weirs have recently been constructed in each river system in Korea.

Evaluation of dams and weirs operating for water resource ... - NCBI


Sci Total Environ. 2014 Apr 15;478:103-15. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.01.038. Epub 2014 Feb 12. Evaluation of dams and weirs operating for water resource ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Are Dams and Weirs&v=oSNDFhZ7loQ
Jun 24, 2007 ... One of two weir dams downstream from South Holston Dam outside of Bristol, TN .

Murray River Locks, Weirs, Dams & Barrages - Discover Murray River


History, Purpose and Information about Locks, Weirs, Dams & Barrages along the Murray River.

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What is a weir? - Engineering.com


John Hayes, A weir is an underwater dam created to reduce, but not stop the flow of water in a river or stream. Say you have a stream running through a property ...

Dams: What They Are and What They Do | International Rivers


Weirs and barrages are different types of 'run–of–river' dams, this means that while they raise the water level upstream they create only a small reservoir ('head  ...

Weir (dam) - definition of Weir (dam) by The Free Dictionary


A fence or wattle placed in a stream to catch or retain fish. 2. A dam placed across a river or canal to raise or divert the water, as for a millrace, or to regulate or ...