Leakproofing an RCC dam

by Ronnie M. Lemons, (M.ASCE), Assoc.; Freese & Nichols, Inc., Ft. Worth, TX,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1988, Vol. 58, Issue 10, Pg. 58


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: A roller compacted concrete dam, Stacy Dam in Texas, is described and several methods of preventing leakage are mentioned. Reinforced concrete facings, placed after RCC completion, was considered the most economical method.

Subject Headings: Dams | Leakage | Roller-compacted concrete

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