The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 44 (1966) > Issues > Issue 6 > The Design and Construction of an Impounding Station at King George Dock, Hull
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The Design and Construction of an Impounding Station at King George Dock, Hull

The paper describes an installation for pumping water from the River Humber into King George Dock at Hull in order to stabilize clock water-level for shipping purposes. It deals with the design and construction of the numerous sections of thc work which together form the entire schenlc. including the underground culvert intake arrangements, pump house, etc. The methods adopted to meet the stringent time schedule and the peculiar sitc conditions are described and tlctails arc given of the more interesting of the many different problems cncountcrctl in this somewhat unusual project. R.A. Fisher

Author(s): Fisher, R A

Keywords: design;king george dock, hull, yorks;pumping works;culverts;construction work;docks