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A Study on the Safety Inspection of Erosion Control Facilities (I): In Case of Check Dams Located in the Gangwon Region
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A Study on the Safety Inspection of Erosion Control Facilities (I): In Case of Check Dams Located in the Gangwon Region
Lee, Jin-Ho; Chun, Kun-Woo; Lee, Sang-Myung; Park, Ju-Hwan; Kim, Bong-Ki; Kim, Suk-Woo; Seo, Jung Il;
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 Abstract
Recently check dam construction number have been increased by becoming known that effectiveness in the control of the landslide and debris flow. However, check dam management standards are not setting yet. Therefore, this study was carried by provide a basic data for the check dam management and inspection in the Gangwondo. The followings are the results of safety inspection on the 274 check dams, which are located in mountain streams, Gangwondo, Republic of Korea. 1. It was determined that, of 274 check dams inspected, 267 check dams (97.4%) generally had a safe condition but 7 check dams (2.6%) had a bad condition that repair and/or complementary measures are required. 2. The check dams with a bad condition had the ages greater than approximately 20 years. This result should be reflected to future stream management strategy including a timing of the specific inspection for durability of check dams. 3. Our finding suggests that the safety inspection of check dams is able to provide basic information required to maintain their own functions, and thus it should be widely applied to stream management strategy against to sediment-related disasters in the future.
 Keywords
check dam;safety inspection;check dam durability;stream management strategy;sediment-related disasters;
 Language
Korean
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