Prevention and Remediation at Dam Sites and Reservoirs

  • Petar MilanovićEmail author
  • Nikolay Maksimovich
  • Olga Meshcheriakova
Part of the Advances in Karst Science book series (AKS)


Prevention and remediation of public structures in evaporites are much more complex than in karstified carbonate rocks. The large number of documented examples of dam and reservoir problems in evaporites confirms this opinion. Much lower mechanical strength and much higher solubility when in contact with water (particularly if it is flowing or under pressure) determine that these rocks are dubious and hazardous foundations for dams.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petar Milanović
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nikolay Maksimovich
    • 2
  • Olga Meshcheriakova
    • 3
  1. 1.BelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.Institute for Natural SciencesPerm State UniversityPermRussia
  3. 3.Institute for Natural SciencesPerm State UniversityPermRussia

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