Thursday, 19 October 2017

Chute Spillway Definition/About Chute Spillway

Chute Spillway Definition/About Chute Spillway

Chute spillway also known as through spillway.A chute spillway consist of a open channel,by which water conveyed from the reservoir to the river or to nalla bellow the dam,through fairly steep slope.

The chute spillway is the simplest type of a spillway which can be easily provided independently and at low costs.It is lighter and adaptable to any type of foundation ; and hence provided easily on earth and rock fill dams

A chute spillway is sometimes known as a waste weir.
If it is constructed in continuation to the dam at one end , it may be called a flank weir.
If it is constructed in a natural saddle in a bank of the river separated from the main dam by a high rigid,it is called a saddle weir.,

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