Drop Structure

A Drop Structure is an artificially constructed structure used in creeks or dam spillway to control the velocity and energy of water as it flows from high to lower elevation. These structures are also used to control erosion in streams or creeks.

Drop structures are also used in wastewater and stormwater collection systems.

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  3. Parsons and Brinkerhoff Monograph 14 (Drop Structure Design for Wastewater and Stormwater Collection Systems.)
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