• To exercise control on discharge, full supply level, velocity of flow, silting etc.
  • various masonry or concrete structures have to be constructed over the canals.
  • All these structures are know Canal Regulation Works.

Main Regulation works may be listed as follows:

1. Canal falls

2. Head regulator

3. Cross regulator

4. Metres and Flumes

5. Canal escapes.

  • Canal outlets, also come under the category of regulation works, but they have been discussed separately.