Features & Benefits

Waterman Overflow or Breastwall-type Radial (Tainter) Gates can be engineered for unique applications or can be manufactured from a standardized Waterman design. In either case, they are always made to the customer’s exact specifications. They provide a light-weight economical gate that can be opened and closed with a minimum of effort. Waterman Radial Gates can also be ordered for existing locations as replacement gates.


  • Maintenance of water elevations in canals or spillways 
  • Increased storage capacity for reservoirs
  • Diversion of water for irrigation
  • Flow control preserving wide clear waterways
  • Other areas requiring economical water control