Flow Measurement to Ensure Minimum Discharge

Flowing Waters - Irrigation & Drainage Systems


  • Trapezoid channel 7.0 x 3.0 m (w x h)
  • Partially filled
  • Concrete channel bottom, embankment reinforced with water engineered stones
  • Upstream adjustable water separator


Definition of tasks

  • Flow measurement to ensure a minimum flow volume of 150 l/s for feeding into the drinking water production area of a city of over a million inhabitants
  • Highly dynamic, low-maintenance system for reliable detection of flow rates, even in case of flood


  • The flow measurement system Type NivuFlow 750 has been used.
  • Two flow velocity sensors have been used to achieve redundancy and to improve accuracy.


  • Easy and quick sensor installation
  • High accuracy and reliability
  • Easy to verify

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