Flood Protection of Canals by Lateral Spillways

by Harald Tults, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Hydr. Engr.; Pioneer Service & Eng. Co., Chicago, Ill.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 5, Pg. 1-17

Document Type: Journal Paper


Several spillway layouts with different sections and with additional orifices are analyzed; depth flow curves; conditions maintaining subcritical flow stage in lateral spillway sections; efficiency of combined action of intake and lateral spillway in raising headwater during floods.

Subject Headings: Floods | Canals | Spillways | Subcritical flow | Curvature | Water intakes

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