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<p>Horizontal drains have been used since the 1930s to increase the stability of slopes by lowering the groundwater table. Horizontal wick drains represent a new technique that has proven to be effective at stabilizing slopes of fine-grained soils while being ...
Reference: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol. XVII, No. 2, May 2011, pp. 103–121
<p>This technical note is intended to provide practical guidance for use by dam owners and engineers for the design and construction of chimney filter and drainage features for embankment dams, particularly small embankment dams. This technical note is not ...
Reference: Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Dam Safety Program, Version 1
The removal of groundwater from the subsurface is one of the most common remediation practices in slope stabilization. The use of horizontal drains has often proved to be an efficient and economical dewatering option for slope stability. Despite their frequent ...
Reference: Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol. XIV, No. 4, November 2008, pp. 241–250
The frontal fault system - the Himalayan Frontal Thrust (HFT) associated with the foreland fold - Janauri Anticline, along with other major as well as secondary hinterland thrust faults, provides an ideal site to study the ongoing tectonic activity which has ...
Reference: Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 29 (2007) 604-618
This paper presents seven examples of natural and anthropogenic factors which influenced changes of catchment area in the Dinaric karst
Reference: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (2004) 4: 655-661
<p>The study included a review of known past failures of trench excavations, and also the current technical standards and statutory requirements for trench excavations. The study has revealed that, between 1986 and 2000, fifteen reported failures associated ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, The Government of the Hong Kong, 2003.
<p>This manual provides guidance and information on the design, construction, and maintenance of pressure relief wells for ground water control and dewatering</p>
Reference: EM 1110-2-1914