Corps Is Testing Concrete at Seven Oaks after Scour Problem

April 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/25/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 16, p16
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This article presents information related to testing of concrete by Army Corp. at seven oaks after scour problem. After prematurely halting tests in March 2005 during a trial of the Seven Oaks Dam's flood release system in Southern California, the Army Corps of Engineers wanted to know why a 30-ft-sq patch of concrete spillway base was washed away. The Corps is dropping the flow rate to 700 cu ft per sec to allow inspectors to look at the damage area and to give repair contractors access to the area, says Project Design Engineer Robert Kwan.


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