Examples of seepage in a Sentence
Check for seepage in the basement.
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Long sheet piles are driven straight down beneath the concrete base, deep enough to cut off the seepage of water through the levee and soil beneath the wall.
Seepage from the building's internal drains, which were concealed in interior columns, weakened its concrete bones.
Resuming operations at Koolan Island, mined for about three decades by BHP until 1993, and restarted by Mount Gibson in 2007, will require construction of a new section of seawall and a 467-meter long seepage barrier.
The gas seepage threatened nearly 40 nearby mobile homes, state regulatory records show.
Practical Engineering takes a look at the seepage that can wreck havoc on dam sites worldwide.
The Army Corps of Engineers strengthened the dike in the 1960s, but seepage already occurs when lake levels are high.
While there has been seepage and even some flowing water coming through the dike, the water has not been carrying material from inside the barrier.
Part of the renovation includes installing barriers within the berms to slow the seepage.
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