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Using an innovative revetment for overtopping protection of levees and dams
Contributor:Cooley, B. H.; Thorton, C.
This paper focuses on the tufted-geosynthetic revetment system (TGRS), and its performance for levee and dam overtopping. The TGRS is an innovative technology developed to be a permanent revetment system which resists ...
ACB armoring potential failure modes at dam embankments and spillways
Contributor:Schweiger, Paul; Shaffer, Darin; Nadeau, Jim
Over the past 26 years numerous embankment dams and earth-cut spillways in the United States have been armored using Articulating Concrete Blocks (ACBs) to provide erosion protection. Several dams and spillways armored ...