Definition of Spillway. Meaning of Spillway. Synonyms of Spillway

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Definition of Spillway

Spillway
Spillway Spill"way`, n. A sluiceway or passage for superfluous water in a reservoir, to prevent too great pressure on the dam.

Meaning of Spillway from wikipedia

- A spillway is a structure used to provide the controlled release of water from a dam or levee downstream, typically into the riverbed of the dammed river...
- The Morganza Spillway or Morganza Control Structure is a flood-control structure in the U.S. state of Louisiana. It is located along the western bank of...
- Thottappally Spillway is Kuttanad's drain-way out to the Arabian Sea. The Thottappally Spillway splits the Thottappally lake with the fresh water part...
- A stepped spillway is a spillway with steps on the spillway chute to ****ist in the dissipation of the kinetic energy of the descending water. This eliminates...
- February 2017, heavy rainfall damaged Oroville Dam's main and emergency spillways, prompting the evacuation of more than 180,000 people living downstream...
- Open channel spillways are dam spillways that utilize the principles of open-channel flow to convey impounded water in order to prevent dam failure. They...
- Spillway Icefall (85°1′S 166°22′W / 85.017°S 166.367°W / -85.017; -166.367Coordinates: 85°1′S 166°22′W / 85.017°S 166.367°W / -85.017; -166.367)...
- The Bonnet Carré Spillway /ˈbɒniː ˈkɛriː/ is a flood control operation in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Located in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, about...
- emergency spillways threatened to fail, leading to the evacuation of 188,000 people living near the dam. After deterioration of the main spillway largely...
- The I-10 Bonnet Carré Spillway Bridge is a twin concrete trestle bridge in the U.S. state of Louisiana. With a total length of 58,077 feet (17,702 m; 10...