Types of diversion head works
types of diversion head work

Types of diversion head works

TYPES OF DIVERSION HEAD WORKS Diversion works can be classified under the following two heads: 1. Temporary bunds or spurs. 2. Permanent weirs and barrages. Temporary bunds or spurs are temporary works, which have to be constructed every year after floods. These bunds cannot sustain the assault of floods and get washed away. Immediately after floods, they are again constructed. Temporary bunds can be constructed on small streams only. Such works are generally carried out by the nearby villagers jointly, so as to make arrangements for irrigation for their fields for lean months of flow. Such temporary spurs or bunds can be economically constructed in boulder reaches of the river. However, for important diversion works permanent weirs and barrages have to design and construct. Weir. Weir is a solid obstruction, construct across the river. It is used to raise the water level in the river and then divert it into…

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