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- Weirs were removed all along the Wye in Herefordshire, making the river passable to the western boundary, and beyond it at least to Hay on Wye.
- Such flooding is caused by capacity limitations through the weirs and channels around Cookham Lock and these limitations were not addressed by the scheme.
- The construction of weirs on rivers obstructs the passage of both fish and ships.
- The irrigation was accomplished by the use of shadufs, canals, channels, dykes, weirs, and reservoirs.
- For 86% of all toothed whale species, entanglement and death in gillnets, traps, weirs, purse seines, longlines and trawls poses a major risk.
- It should be noted that the construction of almost all locks on the Thames involve one or more artificial lock islands separating the lock from the weirs.
- Defences such as levees, bunds, reservoirs, and weirs are used to prevent rivers from bursting their banks.
- Adelaide gets its water from weirs on the Murray River, downstream from where it meets the Darling River.
- Cookham Lock is a lock with weirs situated on the River Thames near Cookham, Berkshire.
- Earth > Continents > Australia > Murray River
- Capitals > London > River Thames > Cookham
- Matter > Liquids > Water > Reservoirs
- Castles > Gates > Doors > Locks
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