Check Dams

Low walls that protect property or for other purposes slow the runoff from heavy rains or other occasional waterfall.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2793
Names
check dams
check dam
check-dams
dams, check
reguleringsdammen Dutch
reguleringsdam Dutch
diques de control Spanish
dique de control Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006093. The J. Paul Getty Trust.