Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens commun

Structure in concrete, earth or rock, or a mere (compacted or not) earthen dike or levee for: channelling a stream and possibly protect its surroundings (floodplain) against flooding, and/or protect a defined objective, more or less specific (urban, industrial, agricultural) and sometimes surround it, and/or serve as a barrier for a water abstraction in the stream.

According to Marcel Roche (hydrologist)
Thématiques associées
Termes associés à des définitions du Sandre
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.