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flash·board

 (flăsh′bôrd′)
n.
A board or structure of boards extending above a dam to increase its capacity.

flashboard

(ˈflæʃˌbɔːd)
n
(Civil Engineering) a board or boarding that is placed along the top of a dam to increase its height and capacity. Also called: stop log or stop plank
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Noun1.flashboard - boarding place along the top of a dam to increase its height
boarding - a structure of boards
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The regional director said that in addition to the water being sent down the Swift River through the lower spillway controlled by flashboards, 300 million gallons per day was being diverted through the aqueduct to Wachusett Reservoir.
A replacement structure consisting of a new concrete sill, renovations to the fish passage structure, and new end bracing to secure the flashboards is planned for construction in 2019.
0, the company said it has added role-based consoles, new Remedy Flashboards integrations and support for Corrective Action Requests (CARs) to expedite quality management processes and elevate key problems so they can be resolved more quickly.
0 include role-based consoles, Remedy Flashboards integrations and support for Corrective Action Requests to help identification and correction of service.
The new version of AR System offers a new version of Flashboards, a real-time visual management tool; new application performance statistics; and new SNMP monitoring capabilities.
Since 1985, the dam flashboards have been removed for much of the year to improve passage of juvenile and adult winter-run chinook salmon.
For many years, water districts have used flashboards to increase the height of dams to retain more water.
For infrastructure fans like this reviewer, Nature Incorporated will be a tremendously exciting book, full of news about such things as flashboards and fishladders and water company organization.
This photograph shows workmen of the Essex Company maintaining the flashboards on the dam at Lawrence, Massachusetts.