Design and Construction of Earthen Embankments for Animal Liquid-Waste Containment

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Properly designed earthen embankment facilities for animal liquid-waste containment will have adequate storage capacity and be constructed to ensure minimal seepage from the sides and bottom of the lagoon. This publication covers facility design and construction to prevent slope failure or excess seepage. It also discusses the effects of soil compaction and bentonite addition on permeability.

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