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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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"We are now completing the work on the coffer dam and over the coming weeks will undertake the process of draining the basin with the dismantling operations starting in July.
Able UK has already started building a coffer dam for the pounds 8.75m project.
Seventeen Seabee reservists were brought in to build a sandbag coffer dam around the plane, then excavate the mud so Navy crews could make repairs.
Once the vessel has been delivered, Able UK will complete the coffer dam which will allowit to drain the dock and undertake the recycling work in controlled dry dock conditions.
The muddy water at Cougar Dam is a deep contrast to the green water from a small tributary stream pooled behind a coffer dam. MIKE STAHLBERG / The Register-Guard Biologists say anglers will have as much success as these fisherman did in less-turbid times on the McKenzie.
The plate will remain in place until fall, serving as a coffer dam, to prevent any more leakage from the south section of Eddy Pond through the dam, according to Ms.
He added the bund could have more environmental issues than there were with the coffer dam.
Able then hope to build a state-of-the-art 'coffer dam' gate to shut in the ships before water is drained out from the site, so the scrap work can be carried out in a safe dry environment.