Author Topic: Embankment Maintenance or Clear-Cutting, what's the real difference?  (Read 104 times)

Doug K

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And so you all understand, as an Engineer might, the outcome stated in the new Embankment Maintenance Manual if FLOODS... so maybe go and take a look at a few from 2021 in other parts of the world, from other canals.

Here's a few Links and headlines, of other Canals, that either got required maintenance or they eventually flooded...



INDIA


https://youtu.be/q5BiCfIfaIE

https://ommcomnews.com/odisha-news/breach-in-indravati-south-canal-embankment-floods-farmland-in-kalahandi

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x81vc9j



ENGLAND


https://youtu.be/_FvIGvTauvg

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/yorkshire-and-north-east/aire-and-calder-navigation-breach

https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/goole-snaith-flooding-embankment-collapse-5348844


UNITED STATES

https://www.sfwmd.gov/our-work/flood-control/keeping-row-clear

https://www.niagara-gazette.com/news/local_news/state-looks-to-resume-erie-canal-tree-clearance/article_7f4b89c0-77cb-5492-950e-ad56e2861a72.html

https://auburnpub.com/news/local/erie-canal-levels-lowered-in-macedon-after-creek-bank-collapse/article_5faa6aa3-5f8b-54ec-a618-6d16f3a50713.html

https://whcuradio.com/news/025520-severe-flooding-hits-parts-of-upstate-new-york-closes-part-of-erie-canal/


And if you still think that "these embankments aren't going anywhere" maybe go and read this post:

https://ecna.createaforum.com/links-to-documents/that-dam-is-not-going-anywhere!/


What do Embankments look like AFTER they have been maintained you ask?

Go and see for yourself


https://ecna.createaforum.com/general-discussion/erie-canal-embankment-trail-work-is-now-complete-see-the-latest-pictures/
« Last Edit: March 07, 2023, 06:43:16 am by Doug K »