Diversion Closure Gate Schemes Used on B.C. Hydro Dams

by John Pocher, B.C. Hydro, Vancouver, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


Over the last 25 years B.C. Hydro has designed, built and has operated a number of large dams and continues to do so. This paper describes the design, erection and operating experiences of the final closure devices employed on some of the major dams prior to reservoir filling.

Subject Headings: Dams | Gates (hydraulic) | Reservoirs | Hydraulics | Rivers and streams | Construction management | Hydro power | British Columbia | Canada

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