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Cunningham weir, Australia

Cunningham weir, Australia


Cunningham weir (Texas QLD, Australia 1953) in operation. Timber-crib stepped weir (H = 4 m) on the Dumaresq river, completed in 1954. During a major flood in 1956, the maximum recorded head-above-crest reached 7.3 m. The weir was little damaged and it is still in use.


Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia