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Whitewater - Wikipedia


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...

Low-Head Dams | Washington Boating License Study Guide for ...


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.

Low-head dams - BoatSafe.com


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


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 ...

Inventory of Low Head Dams in Indiana (Brad Baldwin)

www.inwmc.org/resources/Events/2015 InWMC Symposium/Presentation_Baldwin_Frey.pdf

Dec 17, 2015 ... Safety at low head dams, hazard identification, education, outreach, signage, portage, emergency ... Major Terry Hyndman, IDNR Division of Law Enforcement ... Created a binder with photographs and descriptions of each.

River Restoration - Fox River Study Group


Today, the impoundments created by these dams are used primarily for recreational ... Dams Create a Major Safety Hazard for People Using the River ... removal initiative to remove the safety hazards caused by low head dams and restore the ...

Wisconsin Legislature: 31.14(4) - Menu


Regulation Of Dams And Bridges Affecting Navigable Waters. ... establish an expedited procedure for approval of plans for low hazard dams, as defined in s. ... 31.13(1)(c) (c) A detailed description of the dam, including the maximum height or head .... in which such fund or reserve is to be created, maintained and expended.

Dangerous dams - Engineering Needs Business


Removal or retrofitting improves public safety at low-head dams. ... However, some states are starting to manage proactively the hazards created by these ...

Below the Millpond A unique fishing environment - Over My Waders


Low head dams, those with a height of less than fifteen feet and a top spillway, ... "The most dangerous hazard on a river is a low-head dam. ... In my town the major brook, scarcely ten feet wide for most of it's five mile length, ... by a massive earthen dam that created a water supply reservoir for a neighboring community.

1 Introduction - Iowa Department of Natural Resources


low-head dam public hazard programs. .... studies. Iowa's vision for the future of major river dam mitiga- .... boards created a number of smaller recreational lakes.

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


backroller at the base of the dam.

Hazards at Low-Head Dams - DigitalCommons@USU - Utah State ...


ABSTRACT: Low-head dams are small structures that are built for many purposes ... dangerous flow patterns created at low-head dams and suggesting possible ...

Low-head dams: High-risk "drowning machines" - Moore Engineering


Oct 12, 2015 ... While most low-head dams were created to perform a valuable function at one ... and funding for these projects is a major obstacle for many owners. ... 2015 affecting owners of medium or high hazard dams in North Dakota.