A water slope (French: Pente d'eau) is a type of canal inclined plane built to carry boats from a canal or river at one elevation up to or down to a canal or river at another elevation.
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1973 – Montech water slope the first of its kind was built on the Canal latéral à la Garonne in France. 1983 – Fonserannes water slope was the second water slope. 2001 – Fonserannes water slope was abandoned on 11 April 2001 ...
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