Innovative Reregulation Weirs for Dam Releases

by G. E. Hauser, TVA Engineering Lab, Norris, United States,
R. M. Shane, TVA Engineering Lab, Norris, United States,
J. A. Niznik, TVA Engineering Lab, Norris, United States,
W. G. Brock, TVA Engineering Lab, Norris, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: Two different reregulation weir designs for dam release improvement are discussed. A porous timber crib is favored for applications where increased minimum flow is needed, and a labyrinth with vertical walls is favored where both minimum flow and aeration are needed.

Subject Headings: Weirs | Dams | Porous media flow | Wood | Infrastructure construction | Water flow | Walls | Aeration

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