Fact Sheet: Rock Filter Dams

Rock Filter Dams: An overview of the use and design of off-stream rock filter dams used for sediment control within Type 2 basins. Includes design procedure, minimum settling pond area, specification of embankment and filter media, and the hydraulic analysis the dams. Description, purpose, limitations, advantages, disadvantages, special requirements, location, site materials, inspection, installation, maintenance and removal. Fig=11; photos=6; tables=5
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