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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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

Aquatic species decline at dams and weirs documented ...

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Sep 14, 2011 ... Dams and weirs have a stronger impact on watercourse ecosystems than was previously realized. Species diversity in the dammed area ...

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

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969714000473

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.

Effects of channel dams on dissolved oxygen concentrations ...

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stage is provided in the design of some dams by establishing fixed weirs at various ... The weirs and dams create pools which have dissolved oxygen (DO).

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

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

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What is a weir? - Engineering.com

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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

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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  ...

What is the difference between weirs and barrages? - Quora

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Aug 7, 2015 ... Thus a weir with controlling gates is known as barrage. Let us summarize this : Both terms are used in conjunction with water dams. Weir stores ...