Canal Maintenance & Operation
Canals are man-made channels for water.
1.) Waterways: navigable transportation
2.) Aqueducts: water supply canal
Major tasks in operation
Aquatic plants can be divided into three types:
Conveyance Structures for Canal Flows
A canal conveying water from the head works has to run for large distances and has to maintain the water levels appropriately, as designed along its length. It has to run through terrains which generally would have a different slope small than the canal
The inverted syphons are structures for canal water conveyance below roads, railway lines and other structures . The longitudinal profile is not exactly in a straight line and the central portion is seen to sag beneath the object to be crossed.
SELECTION PROCESS FOR THE OPERATION METHOD
POTENTIAL ADVERSE IMPACTS
The proposed canal improvements, regardless of when they are constructed, may potentially impact :
Burns And Mcdonnell. Everglades Protection Project: Conceptual Design. February 15,1994. SFWMD. West Palm Beach, Florida. SFWMD. Feb. 1994
Water Measurement Manual (Third Edition) And The Canal Systems Automation Manual, Volumes 1 And 2.
South Florida Water Management District. DBHYDRO (Selected Records)
South Florida Water Management District. Structure Books.