Grouting Deep Solution Channels Under an Earth Fill Dam

by L.F. Grant,
Jr. Schmidt,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper


Stabilization of foundation by grouting and elimination of leakage caused by deep limestone solution channels under elliptical earth fill dam which forms pond for log storage at Bowaters Southern Paper Corp newsprint mill at Calhoun, Tenn; because of large size of cavitations, economical considerations indicated use of clay-cement mixture.

Subject Headings: Earthfill dams | Grouting | Dam foundations | Leakage | Limestone | Channel stabilization | Ponds | Water storage

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