Search for dissertations about: "Subsurface dams"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Subsurface dams.

  1. 1. Subsurface dams in water resource management methods for assessment and location

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Imran Ali Jamali; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Subsurface dams; Groundwater; GIS; Regolith thickness; Groundwater; Civil and Architectural Engineering; Byggvetenskap;

    Abstract : Natural groundwater storage can be improved by constructing a subsurface barrier that is a subsurface dam, in order to capture the subsurface flows and raise the groundwater levels (GWLs) in the sediment layers. Subsurface dams are preferable to surface dams because of lower evaporation, higher functionality, lower cost of construction, lessened risk for contamination and the possibility of utilizing land over the dam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Monitoring of tailings dams with geophysical methods

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ganesh Mainali; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Mining and Rock Engineering; Gruv- och Berganläggningsteknik;

    Abstract : Several dam failure accidents have occurred during the last years and mine tailings dam failures are occurring at relatively high rates. Studies of past earth dam failures show embankment dam problems and failures are often related to internal erosion in one way or another. READ MORE