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Gold Creek dam spillway (Australia) – Sept. 1998

Gold Creek dam spillway (Australia) - Sept. 1998

Description

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

Date

1998

Copyright

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

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