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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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Not one earth dam anywhere has failed by shedding its total contents like they assume because it is not possible."
To evaluate the effectiveness of the drain system on the stability of non-homogeneous earth dam, discharging the water reservoir level is considered 15 m in a period of thirty days, and rapid discharge of reservoir event in non-homogeneous earth dam is simulated in three modes regardless of considering drain, with horizontal drain, with chimney drain using the simultaneous analysis of pore water pressure stress by finite element software of Geo-studio.
Lithuanian earth dam slope protection slabs field investigations shows that mostly occurring damages of slab are: collapsing of junctures (41.5% of researched objects).
This paper is focused on the USACE experience in dynamic stability evaluation and remediation of earth dams with liquefiable foundations.
The Bonny Dam Soil-Cement Test Section for Earth Dam Facings was placed in 1951, on the bank of the South Fork of the Republican River near the Kansas-Colorado state line, about two-thirds of a mile upstream from Bonny Dam.
For example, an environmental impact assessment (EIA) must be done to determine, analyse and present the environmental impact of earth dam projects and formulate remedial measures to mitigate the negative ones.The beauty of EIAs is that it involves interviewing all key stakeholders and enhances public participation through incorporating views and concerns and the potential negative impacts are documented and the mitigation measures put in place.
In Nowadays, piezometers are use in earth dam to monitoring different parts of earth dam.