Fact Sheet: Sediment Weirs

Sediment Weirs: An overview of the use and design of off-stream sediment weirs used for sediment control within Type 2 basins. Includes design procedure, minimum settling pond area, specification of filter media, and the hydraulic analysis of sediment weirs. Description, purpose, limitations, advantages, disadvantages, special requirements, location, site inspection, materials, installation, maintenance and removal. Fig=16; photos=6; tables=8
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