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to stop or prevent passage of

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a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea

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a metric unit of length equal to ten meters

female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock

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obstruct with, or as if with, a dam

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He said earth dams like his were made of clay and rock and were very wide at their base: "When overtopped they fail by a gradual erosion of the downstream face releasing water over time.
In order to investigate the effect of horizontal drain on the earth dam, a sample dam is analyzed once with a horizontal drain upstream and once again horizontal, non- drain for water rapid drawdown and shear stresses of these dams are compared.
Lithuanian earth dam slope protection slabs field investigations shows that mostly occurring damages of slab are: collapsing of junctures (41.
Case histories on two major USACE earth dam seismic rehabilitation projects are provided.
Designers hoped to show that the material was a satisfactory substitute for riprap, with relatively low cost, ease of simultaneous construction with an earth dam, and adequate durability for dam facings.
Earth dam has four main parts: 1) Shell 2) Core 3) Filter 4) Foundation.
Tenders are invited for Improvement To Earth Dam Of Gobara Mip Under Dpiw Grant In Harichandanpur Block For The Year 2018-19
9 m high, homogenous earth dam with a reinforced concrete / corrugated steel tube.
Completion of Wazirabad barrage across river Yamuna in one working season at Delhi, Asia's longest Sir Arthur Cotton barrage across river Godavari in AP, Singda earth Dam and Khuga Dam in Manipur, Maharani, Khowai and Manu barrages in Tripura, Loktak Hydroelectric project in Manipur were few challenging projects of importance to demonstrate NPCC's ability to contribute in the Nation's development.
Tenders are invited for Providing Cement Concrete Grouting Aprons And Revetment To Stone Packing U/S And D/S Of Earth Dam At Hadagarh
Tenders are invited for Restoration And Construction Of Service Drain And Toe Drain At D/S Of Earth Dam Of Manjore Irrigation Project.
Tenders are invited for 21 Improvement To Earth Dam And Canal Of Rishigaon Mip In Bhawanipatna Block