Energy Dissipator

An Energy Dissipator is a device used to slow water before or after it enters a stormwater system.


Energy Dissipator Types

The Queensland Urban Drainage Manual (Second Edition 2007) Section 8.06 lists the following types of energy dissipators:

  • Rock Pad
  • Rock Mattress Outlet
  • Forced Hydraulic Jump Basin
  • Hydraulic Jump Chambers
  • Riprap Basin
  • Single Pipe Outlet
  • Twin Pipe Outlet
  • USBR Type VI Impact Basin
  • Contra Costa Energy Dissipater
  • Impact Columns

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  2. NSW Transport Roads and Marine Services Energy Dissapator Standard Drawings
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