Flood Dams

Dams constructed to store floodwaters temporarily or to supply a surge of water, as for clearing a channel of logs.

Quick Facts

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2795
Names
flood dams
flood dam
dams, flood
dams, flood control
flood control dams
flooding dams
vloeddeuren Dutch
vloeddeur Dutch
buitendeuren Dutch
dique de riadas Spanish
diques de riadas Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006095. The J. Paul Getty Trust.