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Should a bit about skimmer wiers be included?
==Too Many Does this short article really need 4 photos? Ando228 (talk) 22:37, 14 February 2008 (UTC) I enjoyed all four pictures. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 20:02, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
- Nothing wrong with the ones included. I moved some around to improve the layout.
Weirs in Fiction
- The Weir is a play written by Conor McPherson in 1997. It was first produced at The Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in London, England, on 4 July 1997. It first appeared on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre on 1 April 1999. It has since been performed in Toronto, Dublin, Belfast, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Chicago, Buffalo, Washington, D.C. and San Jose. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Twizzlemas (talk • contribs) 06:56, 18 September 2011 (UTC)
I think it might be useful to have some comments about Weirs used for passive flood control, for example the Fremont Weir at the north end of the Yolo Bypass. Kevink707 (talk) 17:42, 24 March 2011 (UTC)
Dam vs. Weir
Is there a better way to differentiate between a dam and weir in the description of a weir? Is it safe to say that all dams are a type of weir, but not all weirs are dams? I'm honestly a bit confused as to the difference. Where I live, we have two structures we simply call dams, but when I read the description of a weir, it seems that they may be weirs in that their spillways are overtop the dam structure. --Criticalthinker (talk) 03:24, 10 July 2012 (UTC)
- Weirs are really small dams with a specific purpose. I think the two structures you have just may be called dams based on local use and commonality. I rarely hear people use the word weir but dam is much more common. I'll tweak it a bit.--NortyNort (Holla) 14:57, 11 July 2012 (UTC)