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Bear Brook Watershed in Maine

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Site Description - V-notch weirs at Bear Brook Watershed

The weirs at Bear Brook Watershed are concrete bulkheads with a V-shaped opening of fixed dimension cut out on the top edge.  The weirs are installed such that the stream water is routed through the notch allowing stream flow rates and volumes to be accurately measured.


Image Description: V-notch weirs

Image Description: V-notch weirs

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Bear Brook Watershed in Maine
5722 Deering Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5722
Phone: 207-581-2932 | Fax: 207-581-2999E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System