A Better Barrier

by Arturo Ressi di Cervia, Pres. of the Treviicos Corp.; Boston, MA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 7, Pg. 44-49

Document Type: Feature article


Seepage problems have troubled the Walter F. George Lock and Dam, on the Chattahoochee River, for more than 40 years. Construction of a deep positive cutoff wall is nearing completion, and an end to the dam's seepage woes appears to be at hand.

Subject Headings: Seepage | Locks (dam) | Locks (waterway) | Rivers and streams | Core walls | Infrastructure construction

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