Monday, 2 October 2017

Definition Of Barrage And Their Advantages and Disadvantages

Definition Of Barrage And Their Advantages and Disadvantages

An artificial barrier across the river to prevent flooding,aid irrigation or navigation or to generate electricity by tidel power.

Advantages of Barrage

The barrage has a good control on the river during flood.the outflow can be easily regulated by gates.

There is a good control over silt entry in to the canal.

A road way can be conveniently provided over the structure at a little additional cost.

Disadvantages of Barrage

The initial cost of the barrage is quite high.

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