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Two types of lagoons commonly found in quarries

Below Ground level lagoons

Excavated into the underlying strata usually represent little hazard in terms of geotechnical failure

Above Ground Level Structures

Can be concrete or metal constructions but are most commonly embankment type dams, inherent dangers from a number of geotechnical failure mechanisms,

careful inspection and monitoring required.


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