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Divide wall

DIVIDE WALL It is also called groyne, or groyne wall. It is an embankment constructed in the river, U/S of the weir. Its axis is kept at right angles to the axis of the weir. The embankment is protected from all the sides with the help of stone or concrete blocks. The divide wall separates…

Layout of a diversion head work
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Layout of a diversion head work

LAYOUT OF A DIVERSION HEAD WORKS A typical layout of a diversion head work is shown in Fig. 15.1. Following is the list of component parts of a diversion headworks. The design and description details of all these components given one by one in subsequent articles. Weir or barrage. Scouring sluices or under sluices. Divide…