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Weir

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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, ... Weir...

Low head Dams - Bruce A. Tschantz, P.E. - Dam Safety

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LOW HEAD DAMS: WHAT ARE THEY? Low head or run-of-river dams, usually spanning the entire river or stream, present a safety hazard to the public because  ...

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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.

Low-head dams - BoatSafe.com

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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 ...

Hidden Dangers and Public Safety at Low-Head Dams

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Low-head dams, a.k.a. “killer dams” or “drowning machines,” often present a safety hazard to the public because of their ability to trap victims in a submerged  ...

Dangers Posed by Low-Head Dams

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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 ...

Fatal Submerged Hydraulic Jumps

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... the incidents and dangers at low head dams, and Charlie Walbridge from the American Whitewater Association who has given us the data that they have been  ...

Visualization of Hydraulic Reversal at Low Head Dams through Use ...

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First published in: Pilgrim , S. (2008) Visualisation of Hydraulic Reversal at Low Head Dams through use of a Dam Simulator. Avramidis, S. ed. handbook on ...

Ohio Lowhead Dams

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For lowhead dam locations and data summaries, choose a county below. NOTE: 22 counties have no known lowhead structures: Carroll, Crawford, Fulton ...

Lowhead Dam Safety

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Lowhead dams are deceptively dangerous and merit the name given to them, " drowning machines." Ohio has an abundance of these killers on rivers throughout ...

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Low Head Dams - Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

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However, low-head dams can be a threat to an unwary boater, swimmer or wader . Of all the things you may encounter on a river or stream, the low-head dam is ...

Low Head Dams - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

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Under this raging waterfall is a "low head" or "run-of-the river" dam. The flow of water over these structures often creates a deadly "roller effect" that traps victims  ...

The Drowning Machine - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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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 ...