Dewatering Excavation, Low Sill Structure, Old River, La.

by C.I. Mansur,
R.I. Kaufman,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-32

Document Type: Journal Paper


System of large diameter deep wells was installed in excavation for purpose of lowering hydrostatic head in deep Stratum of previous sand which lies beneath excavation for structure; to determine adequacy of deep well system, series of comprehensive tests was made; results described.

Subject Headings: Dewatering | Excavation | Reefs and sills | Drop structures | Rivers and streams | Wells (water) | Hydrostatics | Head (fluid mechanics)

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