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A structure used for the storage of hydraulic energy. A head of water holds a counterweight at the top of the tower by means of pumps. Used for powering machinery, and often connected to an urban or port infrastructure by a network of hydraulic mains.

Auxiliary Accumulator Tower (Non-Preferred) | Hydraulic Accumulator (Non-Preferred)


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Term Note
HYDRAULIC POWER STATION A complex of buildings and structures where hydraulic power is generated and stored.
TOWER A tall building, either round, rectangular or polygonal in plan, used for a variety of purposes, including defence, as a landmark, for the hanging of bells, industrial functions, etc. Use more specific term where known. Linked Data resource