Tsùn-thâu – 圳頭
River water inlet

A gate element that can control the amount of irrigation water intake. In typhoon season, the gate can be closed to protect crops from flooding.

  • Project: Ksôkong Tsùn Irrigation System, Taiwan
  • Climate: Tropical savanna climate with dry-winter characteristics
  • Year: 1839
  • Water type: river water
  • Landscape type: river plain
  • Altitude: 0-20 m.a.s.l. (meters above sea level)
  • Soil condition: alluvial soil
  • Materials: brick, wood, metal
  • Period: permanent
  • Form: point
  • Use or Function: control