Excavated Material Berms (EMB)

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A small hill or mound of dirt or sand created from earthen material that was excavated for creation of the diversion channel.

Energy Dissipation Chambers

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A device constructed in a waterway to reduce the kinetic energy of fast flowing water. (Technical Manual: Outlet Works Energy Dissipaters: Best Practices for Design, Construction, Problem Identification and Evaluation,…


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A mound or earthen material, typically created from placement and compaction of soil, sand, clay and/or rock, to form a barrier to water seepage. Embankments can be used to form…

Ecological Classification System (ECS)

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Developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR) and United States Forest Service, ecological land classifications are used to identify, describe, and map progressively smaller areas of land with…


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An interest in land owned by another that entitiles its holder to a specific limited use.


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Environemental Impact Statement

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