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Investigating embankment dams: A guide to the identification and repair of defects (BR 303)

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by J A Charles, P Tedd, A K Hughes, H T Lovenbury (01-Aug-1996)

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THIS PUBLICATION HAS BEEN ARCHIVED.

Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document.


The guide gives comprehensive information, essentially geotechnical in character, relating to methods which can be employed to identify and investigate defects in embankment dams. Some of the more common methods used to effect repairs are described. The guide is intended to assist all those responsible for the safety of reservoirs which are impounded by embankment dams. It will be a companion volume to BR 171. 88 pages.

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