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  • Dilip, I see you are in Canada and are using the word redundancy in the British sense.​  To a Brit it means "no longer useful"  as in "the employees were made redundant when the factory closed."  To an American, it means more than needed, as in "having two levees would be redundant." I would suspect ...

  • Lynne, Yes, typically, a perennial spring with varying flow rates depending on the time of the year. Historically, the elders would tell the kids to avoid any kind of polluting activities in the watershed because the whole area was considered Devisthan (Devi means Goddess, Sthan  means place). Anyone ...

  • An article published by the E&E News (April 11, 2019; picked up by the Scientific American Newsletter) caught my attention. It is about the sinking and possible redundancy (in about 4-years time) of the recently upgraded $14 Billion levees of New Orleans. The massive upgrading was undertaken by ...

  • Ashish and Hari, Hari, can you help us engineers in the United States understand the translation of "water spout"?  Is it what we might call a natural "spring" or "Seep/spring" or perhaps run as a waterfall when the rains come or the snow melts?    I'm also interested to know the historical significance ...

  • I would like to share the masterplan of our proposed site. We were working on the masterplan so I could not share this before.  The floor of the spout is located -11'3" from our ground level. Thank you all of you for giving your valuable opinions. Hope this image helps.  ------------------------------ ...

  • A google image with the delineation of the catchment area, 10,952 sq. ft land in the vicinity of the water spout, location of water spout, general topography of the area (if available) would be useful in evaluating the possible options. I grew up in the Himalayas, and I think I understand the general ...

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