Location of diversion head works
LOCATION OF DIVERSION HEAD WORKS

Location of diversion head works

LOCATION OF DIVERSION HEAD WORKS The total length of the river may be divide into the following four stages. 1. Mountainous stage. The first length of the river originating from hills is know the mountainous stage of the river. The longitudinal slope in this stage is very steep and the velocity of the flow of water, very fast. The width of the river in this region is generally very small. This region is found most suitable for the construction of storage works like high dams. Large storages are possible very deep valleys are easily available here. Moreover, the length of the dam is also relatively small. Materials of construction are locally available. This stage is however not suitable for diversion works. 2. Sub-mountainous stage. The bed and banks of the river in this stage are made of gravel. The velocity of flow is considerable though smaller than first stage. The…

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