Water-Supply Paper Volume 280-283

Water-Supply Paper Volume 280-283

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... and the results for 1910 have been furnished by R. P. Bloss, engineer of the company. The dam at Mechanicville was rebuilt in 1904 and now has a rounded or ogee section. A discharge curve has been calculated, using a coefficient of discharge derived from United States Geological Survey experiments on models of dams of ogee cross section, as published in Water-Supply Paper 200. During 1910 an automatic gage was installed at this station for the purpose of obtaining more accurate readings of the depth on the crest of the dam. The discharge of the Hudson at Mechanicville is diminished somewhat by water required in operating the Champlain canal. Records at this station are under careful supervision. Information in regard to this station is contained in the annual reports of the State Water Supply Commission and the State engineer and surveyor, State of New York. The following test-discharge measurements were made during 1910: Discharge measurements of Hudson River at Mechanicville, N. Y., in 1910. Note.--Measurements made from toll bridge just bolow the dam of the West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co. at Mechanicville. Construction" work in connection with the barge canal affected the conditions oi flow somewhat. Daily discharge, in second-feet, of Hudson River at Mechanicville, N.' Y., for 1910. 21 22 2.1 21 25 28 27 2S 29 80 31 1.376 1.725 1.432 1.492 0 764 3.234 2,555 3.191 3,791 3,746 3,601 a Sunday. Monthly discharge of Hudson River at Mechanicville for 1910. Drainage area, 4,500 square miles. CHAMPLAIN CANAL AND GLENS FALLS FEEDER, N. Y. The discharge of Hudson River at both Fort Edward and Mechanicville is diminished somewhat by the water required for operating the Champlain canal. In the northern stretch of this canal--from...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236772059
  • 9781236772053