Author Topic: What about Safety? - Facebook Group Website vs NYS Canal Integrity Website  (Read 59 times)

Michael Caswell

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https://ecna.createaforum.com/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=1038.0;attach=5032;image

One has to ask, are these people TELLING us they know they aren't dams, because of the way the water flows?

So, what are they missing here?

HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE AND THE PHREATIC LINE!
Levees are normally (99% of their lives) dry, so are not under hydrostatic pressure, no and obviously no seepage of water, so no phreatic line.
To be a dam, there must be both phenomenons, and OUR canal has all its impounding embankments with these characteristics.

It's a DAM!    So it must follow the FEMA, USACE, & ASDSO rules. No trees on a DAM!

Simple really!


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