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Title: Analysis of piezometer and relief-well data. Report 1, Data from Sardis Dam, Mississippi
Authors: United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers.
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Keywords: Hydrostatic pressure
Earth dams
Relief wells
Dams foundations
Sardis Dam (Miss.)
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Preface: The Waterways Experiment Station was authorized to undertake the analysis presented in this report by 1st endorsement dated 14 September 1950 from the Office, Chief of Engineers, to letter from the Waterways Experiment Station, dated 7 July 1950, subject: "Minutes of Conference Held 27-28 June 1950.” The analysis of data from Sardis Dam was approved as a part of the Office, Chief of Engineers, Civil Works Investigation program, Item 903B, "Prototype Testing and Analysis, Soils," now Item 505, "Prototype Analysis (Soils)." Data for the study were obtained through the cooperation of the Vicksburg District, CE. The Sardis Dam project was constructed under the immediate direction of the District Engineer, Vicksburg District, and the supervision of the President, Mississippi River Commission, CE, Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army, Washington, D. C. Personnel of the Soils Division, Waterways Experiment Station, actively connected with the study were Messrs. W. J. Turnbull, S. J. Johnson, W. G. Shockley, J. L. McCall, and G. W. Leese. This report was prepared by Mr. McCall. This is the first in a coordinated series of reports on the performance of relief-well and piezometer systems at earth dams.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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