CAUSES OF FAILURE OF WEIRS ON PERMEABLE SOILS AND THEIR REMEDIES

Failure of weirs on permeable foundation

CAUSES OF FAILURE OF WEIRS ON PERMEABLE SOILS AND THEIR REMEDIES The weir failure may take place due to the following reasons 1. Piping or undermining. 2. By uplift pressure. 3. By suction due to standing wave. 4. By scour on the U/S and D/S of the weir. 1. Piping or undermining. When water seeping …

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