Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Four fabrics preserve Alice Springs causeway from flood

(1985) Four fabrics preserve Alice Springs causeway from flood. The Earthmover and Civil Contractor, January 1985. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Article explains that four types of geofabrics were used in a project at Alice Springs to alleviate the problem of erosion on a causeway across the Todd River during flooding.
The fabrics for the project involved creating a membrane encapsulated pavement section on the causeway.
The article further explains the four fabrics.

This article contains one drawing showing a cross-section of the membrane-encapsulated pavement section.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1985 The Earthmover and Civil Contractor
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58275
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