Regulation of head regulator
REGULATION OF HEAD REGULATOR

Regulation of head regulator

REGULATION OF HEAD REGULATOR In order to control silt entry into the canal, following two methods of regulation of a head regular may be adopted. Open flow regulation. Still pond regulation. Open flow regulation. In this method undersluices are kept open to pass the surplus river water D/S. Bottom layers of silt laden water are lead to under sluices and passed to the D/S. The top layers of water having comparatively less silt, are diverted to the canal. In this operation the pocket behind the undersluices remains clear of silt. Stilling pond Regulation. In this case a separate pocket is formed in the river and head regulator is fixed in this pocket. Only that much water is admitted in to the pocket as is required by the canal. The excess water remains passing D/S over the weir proper. In this case water, in the pocket is almost still. This pocket…

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