Dams Files

Trenchless Pioneers Build on Past, Look to Future

Sharon M. Bueno Trenchless Technology August 2016

  • Avanti International Continues to Educate and Develop Chemical Grouting Industry

Foundation Grout Solutions

Avanti 2012

  • AvantiGrout - multiple grout solutions for stabilizing soil and controlling groundwater - before, during and after construction.

Sorting Out the Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division World Tunnelling 2013

  • Tunnel contractors can choose whether to use cement or chemical grouts. To help them out, Britt Babcock discusses both types, which to use, when to use them and why...and an idea of how much it will all cost.

Mitigating Inflow Due to Both Primary and Secondary Permeability in Mining

Brad Crenshaw, PE - General Manager - Ground Engineering Contractors AEG News 2013

  • Groundwater infiltration can be due to either primary or secondary permeability. When both types of permeability are present, mitigation requires versatility and cooperation between multiple project participants.

Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout

Britt N. Babcock, PE, Director, Geotechnical Division Avanti 2013

  • Cement Grout vs. Chemical Grout: Which One to Use, When, and Why. A White Paper providing guidance to the Geotechnical Community

To Grout Or Not To Grout?

Brad Crenshaw, P.E. P.G., Scott Langley, Vic Daiber, P.E. P.L.S., Donald Rigby World Coal 2013

  • Groundwater can bring an underground mining operation to its knees, but it can be controlled with ingenuity, co-operation and grout expertise

Avanti Product Guide

Avanti 2016

  • Avanti Product Guide - A complete list of Avanti products and their general information on descriptions, uses and packaging

Blocking Artesian Flows

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • This 440- foot earth and rock- fill dam is located in a deep canyon along the Deschutes River in Oregon on a foundation of Pelton basalt, created by a series of lava flows.

Grouting River Beds for Dam Corewall Construction

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • A high earth- fill dam was being constructed across the Grijalva River. After diversion of the river, seepage was still occurring through the riverbed sands.

Constructing Grout Curtain for Dam

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • The Columbia River Valley at the dam site is a wide canyon dividing the Columbia Plateau on the east from the Entiat Mountains on the west.

Repairs to Leaking Earthen Dam

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Indian Kill Reservoir is a man- made lake (capacity 200 million gallons.) serving a portion of Sterling Forest, a community developed for scientific research, education, and suburban living.

Grouting Foundation for Dam Construction

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • A 300-foot rockfill dam with a central impervious core and a crest length of 870 feet was being built on a generally sound granite foundation, except on the upper right abutment where the rock was completely weathered to an in situ soil.

Search Efforts Continue After Hawaii Dam Bursts

The Associated Press MSNBC.com 2006

  • An 1890s-era plantation dam failed in the rugged hills above northern Kauai, sending water and mud surging through two homes and wiping out the only highway.

Grouting Jointed Rock in Dam Foundation

American Cyanamid AM-9 Technical Manual 1960

  • Problem: Severe weathering along calcite veins, joints, and cracks, as well as the presence of three fault zones, have formed seepage channels which could endanger the performance of the dam.

Avanti Resin Injectors & Accessories

Avanti 2011

  • Avanti International maintains an extensive stock of injectors used for application of polyurethane resins and epoxies.
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