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Title: Yazoo backwater pumping station discharge outlet
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Vicksburg District.
Leech, James R.
Keywords: Aprons
Exit channel
Channel stabilization
Shutter gates
End sills
Yazoo backwater area
Yazoo River, Mississippi
Hydraulic structures
Pumping stations
Publisher: Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; HL-90-4.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: The 1:24-scale physical model investigation of the discharge outlet of the Yazoo Backwater pumping station, west-central Mississippi, was conducted to give a three-dimensional analysis of the proposed outlet structure and channel. The model evaluated flow patterns for different operating conditions and channel stability. Model tests indicated that the original apron could be shortened with the addition of an end sill. Riprap protection remained stable, providing a stable channel for all conditions tested. The effects of a shutter gate on the velocities in the outlet channel were identified.
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