tainter gates - floodgates - larji dam (india)


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Tainter gates (Radial floodgates) at the Larji Dam, part of the 126 MW Larji hydropower project between Mandi and Manali (India)

On June 8, 2014, this dam was involved in a fatal accident:

24 engineering students from Hyderabad were swept away and presumed drowned in a river flash flood downstream, caused a sudden discharge of water from the dam.­

See news articles about this accident:
www.­google.­com/­search?q=students+drowned+Larji+dam&es.­.­.­

For more information about this type of floodgates, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Tainter_­gate

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Industrial Photography India & Himalayas - May-June 2009
National Highway 21, Himachal Pradesh, India