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     How about trying geobags? Sack-like  and filled with sand or any 
     acceptable fill. You can have also geo-tubes which are actually giant 
     geo-bags up to 100 to 1000 cu.m. volume.
     Call TC Mirafi, a supplier of the geosynthetic material.
     22672 Lambert Street
     Suite 602
     Lake Forest, CA 92630
     (714) 859-8984
     Fax (714) 859-1841

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Subject: Retaining Wall
Author:  MIME7:Khalid.Motiwala(--nospam--at) at INTERNET
Date:    8/13/98 6:54 PM

     I need to design a retaining wall/berm across a retention pond to 
     reclaim solids. The wall will be 150ft long and must withstand 10ft of 
     water pressure. I am thinking of gabion baskets with local dirt in 
     >minimize volume of wall
     >wall is temporary and will be in place 2 yrs, so a CHEAP solution is 
     Any other suggestions.........
     Does anyone know of good references on earthen berm/gabion wall