Fact Sheet: U-Shaped Sediment Traps

U-Shaped Sediment Traps: A comprehensive review of the used and specification of U-shaped sediment traps for use in minor concentrated flows. Design tables for specifying spill-through weir widths and height; anchoring systems; frame construction; trenching options; spacing supports, etc. Description, purpose, limitations, advantages, disadvantages, common problems, special requirements, location, site inspection, materials, installation, maintenance and removal. Fig=17; photos=8; tables=3
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