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Issue

Piping

Construction of new dike under the Room for the River initiative, taking into account piping.

Solution

MIP (mixed-in-place) seep screen

MIP is a soil improvement technique whereby soil is mixed with a binding agent, such as cement. This technique can be used to install seep screens near the Pleij dike to prevent the dike from collapsing as a result of fast-flowing water containing soil particles under the dike.

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Pros

  • This solution makes clay unnecessary and requires fewer cadastral land purchases, which makes it a cheaper solution compared to traditional methods.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water safety
  2. Development state 10: Proven in operational situation
  3. Setting type Rural area
  4. Water type Surface water
  5. Project period 1-3 years