In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Through the extensive studies done in the area we know that raising the weir is the only way to go.
- Mixed news from the Galway Fishery this week, as 13 open gates on the weir meant winter levels in the river.
- ‘It's such a pity, that with the whole nation short of power, the water is simply flowing over the weir,’ he says.
- A weir is a dam placed across a river to raise or divert the water, or a fence in a stream to catch or retain fish.
- When levels are low, a weir prevents water from leaving the lake.
- Set in idyllic surroundings, with the sound of the Barrow flowing gently over the weir in the background, the studio is the perfect location for an artist.
- Cllr Clarke welcomed the development and said a walkway across the river at the weirs would be a great attraction.
- If water levels in the river drop, the weirs will be dismantled, he added.
- Three of four weirs in the river broke, and an influx of sand has left water depths of only two to four inches.
- Sometimes on an exceptionally high tide the water flows over the weir causing a tidal effect as far up as Kingston.
- Upstream of the weir the River Wharfe was glassy smooth with rising trout and cruising ducks, down river the water boiled amongst the smooth white rocks.
- The Environment Agency is to set out its long-term plans for a variety of rivers, weirs and brooks across the north west.
- After considering a voluntary program last week, the decision to impose tougher restrictions was made on Monday because the flow over the weir had ceased.
- King Alfred the Great is said to have responded by building weirs and embankments on the river to lower the water-level, so stranding the Danish fleet upstream.
- Follow the river upstream from the weir for about two hundred yards and you will come to a clearing.
- The Derwent at Sutton is also worth a visit, with plenty of roach showing in the deeper water upstream of the weir.
- Reduced river flows, brought about by the construction of dams, weirs and water diversions, compound the problem.
- Unlike gill nets, fish weirs were permanent structures that essentially allowed one man to ‘fish’ twenty-four hours a day.
- Men are responsible for line and weir fishing, hunting, gardening, and the felling of trees.
- Fishermen use weirs, traps, gill nets, and dip nets for alewives, which they consider one of the easiest fish to catch.
- Seines at least collected less mud and debris than weirs and staked gill nets.
- Trouble began in the spring of 1816 when Judge Cooper built a weir, a fish trap, across the St. Jones River to catch migrating shad and herring.
- Fish, especially Arctic char were caught in weirs and traps and taken using fish spears.
- The effectiveness of fish weirs was well known throughout Europe.
- Surprisingly, evidence of stone and willow fish weirs, which bridged estuaries and bays as far afield as western Europe and northern American, can still be found.
- Evolving technologies have included aboriginal spears, nets, and weirs and European purse seines.
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