Embankment Piping – Another problem with earthen dams.

Earthen Embankment Piping Explained

The main issues with trees on Earthen Dams is Piping..or the allowance of water to escape the dam through a subterranean flow created by voids from old, dead tree roots or poor soil compaction. Piping brings the Phreatic line to the surface and is the start of an embankment breach

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