What is a sentence for levee?
A levee breach or levee failure (the word dike or dyke can also be used instead of levee) is a situation where a levee fails or is intentionally breached, causing the previously contained water to flood the land behind the levee. A breach is when the levee breaks, and was unable to hold the water it was built for...not when it overflows....a common misconception....
a Levee construction HYPOTHESIS ----------------- levees constructed out of rock will probably hold the most force because rock is strong. VARIBLES ------------ the variables are levees made of the following materials LEVEE 1) dirt LEVEE 2) dirt and sand mix LEVEE 3) dirt , sand , and rock mix LEVEE 4) dirt and rock mix mixtures are made of equal All levees are equal size and sha
The area behind the levee is characteristically poorly drained for the obvious reason that water can not flow up the levee and into the river. Marshes called backswamps result. A tributary stream can not enter the river because levees block the way. Often it has to flow parallel to the river until it can breach the levee, These are called yazoo tributaries.