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Minimum energy loss (MEL) culverts and waterways (13)

Minimum energy loss (MEL) culverts and waterways (13)

Description

Design discharge: 220 m3/s, 7 cells of 2 m width each. Located along Norman Creek underneath Ridge St, Brisbane (Australia). Operation on 7 Nov. 2004: flood flow (80-100 m3/s) after 60-150 mm of rainfall in less than 3 hours: outlet of the Ridge St MEL culvert (MEL-C-3) on 7 Nov. 2004, looking upstream.

Date

7 Nov. 2004

Copyright

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

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