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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