Modified USBR Impact Basin

by Clifford D. Smith, (F.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada,
Elias M. Korolischuk, Grad. Res. Asst.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Univ. of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 1, Pg. 283-287

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note presents details of design modifications to a U.S. Bureau of Reclamation impact basin. These modifications to the basin are intended for its possible application as a canal structure. The pipe outlet structure's original design is presented as well as the modified design. The point velocities of each scenario at the basin's exit are compared.

Subject Headings: Basins | Bureau of Reclamation | Canals | Pipelines | Structural design | High-rise buildings

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