Overall, he said earthen dams
have done well even in major earthquakes.
When phase two was taken care of, the town still had about 400 feet of so-called earthen dam
that had to be addressed because of the poor condition of the rip-rap or stonework installed to protect from erosion.
An earthen dam
is made by compacting layers of soil.
Repairs to 10 of the Corps' 13 dams in the Willamette basin began a couple of years ago after inspections on all of the corps' Oregon dams, including those on the Columbia and Rogue rivers, revealed structural weaknesses in the spillway gates, a key safety feature on earthen dams
that gives operators an extra way to release water if the usual methods - through the hydroelectric turbines or the regulating outlets - aren't sufficient.
The likelihood of an earthen dam
failing will be determined from the erosion that occurs on the downstream face of the dam.
A drain pipe and spillway lead from the earthen dam
to the Arroyo Simi.
Lake Las Vegas was created by the construction of an earthen dam
and has a depth of 120 feet.
Tenders are invited for Providing and fixing street light fittings and led fittings for illumination on top of vaitarna earthen dam
and alwandi earthen dam
Now that the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has finished removing trees from the earthen dam
on the south dike of Wachusett Reservoir, it is starting a similar project on the north dike off Route 110 in Clinton and Sterling.
The corps had planned to keep the lake at 2 1/2 feet below full pool because of fears the earthen dam
was eroding, but recent tests have shown it is not, said Mark Dasso, project manager for the Fern Ridge investigation project.
This $12 million phase of the project is part of an overall plan to improve the earthen dam
so that it could withstand a magnitude 7.
In other business, a request for proposals has been issued for preliminary engineering for permitting on the Lake Lashaway earthen dam
The park's second phase involves laying the foundation of an earthen dam
which will allow the park to function as a storm water retention basin during heavy rain, plus the addition of four soccer fields, a restroom and an open area.
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The park's second phase involves the creation of an earthen dam
that will allow the park to function as a storm water retention basin during heavy rain, plus the addition of four soccer fields and an open area.