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Cunningham weir

General Information

Other name(s): Beebo weir
Beginning of works: 1953
Completion: 1954

Project Type

Structure: Timber crib dam
Function / usage: Irrigation & industrial water dam
Material: Timber dam

Location

Location: , ,

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 4 m
length 58.5 m

Materials

embankment clay
piles timber
crib timber
crib fill loose rocks

Chronology

1956

Major flood overtopping

Notes

Anabranch weir section: 41 m long.

In 1956 the weir was overtopped by 8 m without major damage. The weir is still in use today.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000863
  • Date created
    14/08/2000
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014