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berm

A small ledge or shoulder of dirt with some type of vegetation, designed to control water runoff, hide something unsightly such as a power substation, or provide a noise-control buffer between busy streets and residential areas.

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Notes: A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Eastern OGS Field Office, 601 Berme Road, Corecraft Building Basement, Napanoch, NY.
The interest section of the Mrlina River is located between the village of Raovice and a part of the Havransko village.The removal of deposits will be carried out on the bermes in the section of the line 6,642 - 7,978 and in the trough of the Mrlina river in the section of the line 7,351 - 7,978.
Baker, T., Bermes, E., Coyle, k., Dunsire, G., Isaac, A., Murray, P., y otros (2011).
The Appraisal Institute's blog, "Opinions of Value," was honored with a Bermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing.
In the same vein, defective installation of a service unit gave rise to damages in Bermes v.
Wow them with winding roads or sidewalks, walls or water features, natural barriers and bermes, changes of texture in roads, gazebos, sculptures, mobiles, fountains, and other outdoor graphics or art.
La source a ajoute que les armees tunisienne et algerienne, ont commence a fortifier leurs positions et avant-postes sur la frontiere par la construction de bermes de sable et le creusement de tranchees pour contrecarrer toute attaque potentielle.