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Whitewater - Wikipedia

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Whitewater, usually spelled white water in both American and British English, is formed in a .... In fast water sweepers can pose a serious hazard to paddlers. ... Some of the most dangerous types o...

What major hazard is created by low-head dams - Answers.com

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The water that is trapped by the dam is directed through tunnels that have water turbines (they look just like the turbine jet engines you see on planes) and the ...

Low-head dams - BoatSafe.com

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Low-head dams: A not-so clear and present danger ... Hazards like "strainers," fallen trees and debris collecting between rocks and bridge piers that can trap ...

About Low-head Dams - Dam Safety

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Low-head, or run-of-the-river, types of dams - usually spanning the entire river ..... warn and educate the public about the hazards created around these structures ... programs have had a major impact on dam safety and lives saved since the ...

Dangerous dams - Engineering Needs Business

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Jan 29, 2014 ... Low-head dams can, under certain flow conditions, create ... However, some states are starting to manage proactively the hazards created by ...

Low-Head Dams | Rhode Island Boating License Study Guide for ...

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Low head dam Low-head dams pose a serious danger to vessel operators. Surface currents below low-head dams can suck vessels toward the face of the dam.

Living with Dams - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

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Jul 25, 2010 ... Living with Dams: Know Your Risk | April 2012. | I ... This booklet was created to help answer questions about dams: what ... Imagine the impact of losing a major reservoir or flood ..... flooding and public safety hazards, even ..... current. Hundreds of people have been killed at low-head dams, but few states.

Planning & Permitting of Low Head Dams - Stark & Stark

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Under certain flow conditions, a “reverse flow” or “reverse roller” are created. ... Typically, low head dams are not classified as high potential hazards, since, ...

Hazard Classification and Hydraulic Remediation Options for Flat ...

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solutions to the danger created by low-head dams, therefore reducing risk to the public. ... thank my major professor, Dr. Michael C. Johnson, for allowing me to ...

Fillmore Mountain Search & Rescue, Team 1 ~ testpage

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Upstream V created by water hitting an object and then going around it. ... Low Head Dams are river obstacles that create a deadly trap for exposed subjects in ... Another major hazard or obstacle in water rescues in the urban setting are the  ...