Diversion Dams

Barriers built across waterways to turn aside all or some of the flow from its usual course into a pipe, trench, or channel, as to bypass construction work.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2794
Names
diversion dams
diversion dam
dams, diversion
omleidingsdammen Dutch
omleidingsdam Dutch
presa de desvíos Spanish
presas de desvíos Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006094. The J. Paul Getty Trust.