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, ... Weir...
Lowhead dams are deceptively dangerous and merit the name given to them, "
drowning machines." Virginia has several of these killers on rivers throughout the
Low-Head Dams. by Virgil Chambers. Virgil Chambers prepared this information
paper several years ago when he served as chief of the Boating Education ...
Low-head dams: A not-so clear and present danger. by Virgil Chambers,
Executive Director, National Safe Boating Council. Rivers can be treacherous,
not only ...
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Jun 8, 2010 ... In 1996, WGAL reporter Brad Hicks demonstrated the danger dams, especially
low head dams, pose to boaters who get too close.
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Aug 19, 2013 ... Low Head Dams - A Dangerous Current (Presentation). Ed Kern ... When I was in
EMS Rescue we called these dams "drowning machines"..
The low-head dam is the most dangerous type of dam. and has been named the “
drowning machine.” Start. They may not be easily spotted because the top of a ...
The Berning Mill Dam on the Crow River near St. Michael,. Minnesota was typical
of a lowhead dam. Water flowing over the top creates a recirculating current ...
LOW HEAD DAM. SAFETY. The popularity of river sports such as fishing,
canoeing, kayaking, and rafting is increasing annually. Many rivers present a
threat to ...
The Ruzzo brothers tag-teamed this Ohio blue catfish. Although low-head dams
are primarily channel and flathead catfish haunts, larger dams will hold blue cats