Fact Sheet: Emergency Spillway (sediment basins)

Spillways (sediment basins): This fact sheet addresses issues associated with the design of temporary emergency spillways on construction site sediment basins. The material contained within this fact sheet has been supplied for use by persons experienced in hydraulic design. The fact sheet details design standards and inlet weir flow equations. Design information is not provided on the design of the energy dissipater (see separate fact sheet). Fig=6; photos=8; tables=3
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