Streambank Erosion and Instability Induced by Groundwater Seepage

  title={Streambank Erosion and Instability Induced by Groundwater Seepage},
  author={Taber L. Midgley and Garey A. Fox and Glenn V. Wilson and Derek M. Heeren and Andrew Simon and Eddy J. Langendoen},
Excessive sediment is one of the most common surface water pollutants. It diminishes water quality and destroys aquatic habitat. Streambank erosion is known to be a major source of sediment in streams and rivers, contributing as much as 80% of the total sediment load in some watersheds. Little work has been done to study the effects of seepage on streambank erosion and failure. Prior research, primarily in the laboratory under well-defined and controlled conditions, has examined seepage as a… 
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