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Gold Creek dam spillway (Australia) – Aug. 2000

Gold Creek dam spillway (Australia) - Aug. 2000


AD 1890 - Gold Creek dam spillway (Australia 1890). The Gold Creek dam spillway is the world's first concrete stepped spillway. It was built in non-reinforced concrete and it is still in use (CHANSON & WHITMORE 1998, Can J Civ Eng). The spillway crest was refurbished a number of times but the original stepped chute is intact. The dam is located in Brookfield, Brisbane QLD. Gold Creek dam stepped spillway in operation in May 1996


Hubert Chanson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia

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