Rodents can burrow through both sides of an embankment
providing a pathway for water to move through and erode the embankment
, potentially causing serious issues for the surrounding communities.
Summary: Toll rises to 214 as new areas inundated after Budhi Gandak river breaks its embankment
He instructed irrigation officials to strengthen canal and river embankments
by pitching stones with special focus on vulnerable points adding that encroachments and illegal constructions on dykes be removed and legal action be taken against the persons inflicting any kind of damage to the embankments
The Deputy Commissioner directed irrigation officials to further strengthen the embankments
and ensure reinforcement of all sensitive points before monsoon rains.
With growing trends of railroads toward heavier axle loads, higher train speeds, and increasing amount of traffic, higher wheel loads will be exerted on the embankment
with more repetition.
The construction of roads with relatively high embankments
on soft soil subgrade can certainly raise some problems related to the stability of the road embankment
adjoining workplaces and travelways should be examined weekly or more often if changing ground conditions warrant.
Design and performance of embankments
on very soft soils.
The water was contained between the embankments
for a while but it was just too powerful and broke through.
This situation concerns the technical means to find alternative solutions for mitigation of structural problems caused in the buildings and embankments
by soil settlements.
Wherever it is possible they are making temporary embankments
And with the change in its course, it began eroding its embankments
spelling doom for the villages located along its banks.