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Weir - Wikipedia

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A weir /ˈwɪər/ is a barrier across a river designed to alter the flow characteristics . In most ... to prevent invasive Sea lamprey from colonising further upstream. Weirs in this cont...

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  ...

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 ...

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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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Sep 6, 2012 ... Dangerous turbulance in the base of a low head dam cause deaths every year. Safety is a top priority or all Fish and Game, Wildlife Division ...

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  ...

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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Next Step Because of their small size and drop, low-head dams do not appear to be dangerous. However, low-head dams pose a serious danger to vessel ...

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 ...