Geotechnical, Geological and Geophysical Investigation in Weyib River Irrigation Project, Agarfa

Taddesse M. Bollollo


This research is part a number of studies such as soil phyisico-chemical, hydrology etc. The main objective of this research was to assess the suitability of the proposed weir and other engineering structure sites, understand the lithological and structural features of the foundation and reservoir area and construction materials availability assessment. Geological, geophysical and geotechnical investigation conducted. Soil, water and rock samples are taken to the central laboratory for analysis. The integrated study shows that the area is suitable for constructing such structure.

Keywords: Atterberg limit, permeability, geophysical survey, shrinkage

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