The technology behind the embankment dam

400 tonnes of aggregate have been placed to shore up the reservoir after Toddbrook’s concrete spillway was heavily damaged

Toddbrook reservoir contains about 1.3 million tonnes of water

Walkway

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Wall

Earth

Clay core

Foundation

Toddbrook reservoir contains about 1.3 million tonnes of water

400 tonnes of aggregate have been placed to shore up the reservoir after Toddbrook’s concrete spillway was heavily damaged

Walkway

Wall

Wall

Earth

Clay core

Foundation