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5: Weir Overflow Rate

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    • 5.1: What's a Weir?
      A weir is an overflow structure that is used to alter flow characteristics. A weir meters flow to a specific rate known as the Weir Overflow Rate (WOR.) WORs are expressed as the flow of water by the length of the weir, typically as MGD per foot (MGD/ft) or gpm per foot (gpm/ft).


    5: Weir Overflow Rate is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Mike Alvord.

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