Types of waterways


Field of information which distinguishes different types of man-made waterways such as canals and dams.

Alternative labels

kinds of man-made waterway
sorts of man-made waterway
typology of man-made waterways
waterways typology
waterway types
range of man-made waterways
range of waterways
types of man-made waterway
man-made waterway types

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of waterways is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Waterway construction labourer: Waterway maintenance labourers maintain canals, dams and other waterway structures such as coastal or inland water plants. They are responsible for the construction of breakwaters, canals, dikes and embankments as well as other works in and around water.

Optional knowledge

Types of waterways is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022