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Normal Water Surface Elevation The term 'Normal Water Surface Elevation' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' In hydrologic terms, the lowest crest level of overflow on a reservoir with a fixed overflow level (spillway crest elevation). For a reservoir whose outflow is controlled wholly or partly by movable gates, siphons, or other means, it is the maximum level to which water may rise under normal operating conditions, exclusive of any provision for flood surcharge'.
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