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Filters for Embankment Dams - Best Practices for Design and Construction

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This document provides procedures and guidance for best practices concerning embankment dam filter design and construction, and represents an effort to collect and disseminate current information and experience having a technical consensus. This document is intended for use by personnel familiar with embankment dams, such as designers, inspectors, construction oversight personnel, and dam safety engineers.
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This document provides procedures and guidance for best practices concerning embankment dam filter design and construction, and represents an effort to collect and disseminate current information and experience having a technical consensus. Currently available information was reviewed, and when detailed documentation existed, it was cited to avoid duplicating available materials. The authors have strived not to reproduce information that was readily accessible in the public domain and attempted to condense and summarize the vast body of existing information, provide a clear and concise synopsis of this information, and present a recommended course of action. April 2018 update with slight changes

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