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A weir /ˈwɪər/ is a barrier across a river designed to alter the flow characteristics . In most ... A particular distinction between dams and weirs is that a weir has water flowing ove...

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 ...

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


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

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 ...

TVA - South Holston


In 1991, TVA built a weir below South Holston Dam to add oxygen to the river when the hydropower plant isn't generating electricity. Oxygen-rich water helps ...

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 ...

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Jun 24, 2007 ... One of two weir dams downstream from South Holston Dam outside of Bristol, TN .
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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 & weirs | Seqwater


We own and operate 26 dams, 51 weirs, and two borefields across the region. Twelve key dams across the region supply as much as 90% of South East ...

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  ...