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LID SWM Planning and Design Guide β


Check dams

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Check dams are small dams or weirs constructed across a drainage ditch, swale, or channel to lower the speed of concentrated flows for a certain design range of storm events and to promote infiltration.
*Check dams usually consist of crushed rock gabions, or pre-treated timber up to 0.6 m in height.