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Overtopping performance of earthen dams during record flooding in Columbia, South Carolina
Contributor:Crookston, B.; Hepler, T. E.
South Carolina experienced what has been described as a 1,000-year flood on October 4 and 5, 2015. Widespread rainfall from Hurricane Joaquin pounded the state's capital city, Columbia, with over 20 inches of rain recorded ...
Insights from laboratory experiments on the failure of earthen embankments at bridge-waterway abutments
Contributor:Ettema, R.; Ng, K. W.
Failure of compacted, earthfill embankments during breaching combines geotechnical and hydraulic processes that interact to erode the compacted earthfill. Our paper offers insights regarding these processes as observed ...