protective embankment

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a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification

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The cross section of the protective embankment in Hiro village is shown in Fig.
Four construction companies to participate in rescue staff dressed in all-rain gear, put on orange life jackets, wearing the same color company logo white helmets, rushed to the forefront of flood relief thrilling scenes of the show in front, I saw that they are not afraid of difficulties and dangers, walking in the frame tube porch convey sacks nearly kilos of sand bags, fast and powerful, until the protective embankment fill out.
Tenders are invited for construction of sluice gate of alipurduar town protective embankment within ward no xii and ix in subhashpally area ps alipurduar dist.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Bituminous Road and ancillary works over Cooch Behar Town Protective embankment from Khagrabari
Tenders are invited for construction of bituminous road and ancillary works over coochbehar town protective embankment from khagrabari main road to harin chowra from 0.
The assignment means that the consultant shall propose the design, construction and placement of protective embankment of the Isthmus (Hollviken-SkanE[micro]r-Falsterbo).
The protective embankment can be broken in the wake of flood water and arrangements are in place to shift the citizens to safer places.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, while taking notice of the breach in the protective embankment Chandar Bhan over River Chenab near Seetpur, Muzaffargarh, Tuesday directed Provincial Minister for Irrigation Mian Yawar Zaman to immediately reach the site.
In a separate raid, the BSection police arrested 2 suspects Saleem Qazi and Ramzan Chang in injured condition after an encounter near the protective embankment in Latifabad Unit 10 area.
The Chief Minister expressed these views while inspecting protective embankment at Harsa Sheikh, Chiniot, visit to flood affected areas and talking to the affectees today.
The Commissioner has also directed all the Deputy Commissioners of the districts of Shaheed Benazirabad division for setting up of control rooms in their respective districts and the sub division level to keep vigil on the protective embankments and adopt all possible protective measures to combat with any untoward situation.
Khuhro said that Irrigation staff was available for 24 hours monitoring protective embankments and prepared to face any eventuality.
The situation was critical in Jacobabad, Jaffarabad and Dera Allah Yar as water from breaches in canals and protective embankments poured into the area.
Dadu and Johi are about 320km north of the main southern port city of Karachi and officials fear the waters will breach protective embankments unless they are quickly strengthened.