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On the other side of Manhattan, a $335 million plan was approved last year to landscape the East River Park with sloping earthen walls, or berms, salt-resistant vegetation and pop-up sea walls.
What caused a stream of gooey, earthen debris to ooze through an empty field?
The original, earthen part of the dam was built in 1885, then reinforced and made taller in 1924 using different material.
The East Garden Grove Wintersburg channel is one of several earthen channels built in the 1950s.
In early 2009, heavy rains and melting snow caused flooding in parts of Washington, leading to a leak in the earthen abutment of the Howard Hanson Dam.
Once constructed, the top of the old dam would be removed and a large hole would be made in the older earthen dam to allow water to flow to the new structure.
Because only children are being treated, they might be rid of an infection one day, then go back to their earthen-floor homes and get reinfected the next.
But behind these earthen walls new hospitals, a major university and homes for thousands of urban dwellers were built.
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