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SURGE TOWER

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A hollow tower located at lower end of the descending pipelines of a hydroelectric power station that regulates air and water pressure.

Related Terms

Term Note
DAM A barrier of wood, masonry, concrete or earth, built across a river to create a reservoir of water for domestic and/or industrial usage.
RESERVOIR A natural or artificial body of water where water is collected and stored for a specific use. Use specific term where known.

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