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During the Great Mississippi Flood of 1993, the levees in

University Physics | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321675460 | Authors: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman ISBN: 9780321675460 31

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Problem 12DQ

During the Great Mississippi Flood of 1993, the levees in St. Louis tended to rupture first at the bottom. Why?

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Solution to 12DQ Step 1 Levees are artificial construction along the river to change the natural course of the river. Leeves are used as a flood management tool. It is also called river embankment which protects the adjoining areas from the flood. During the Great Mississippi Flood of 1993, the levees in St. Louis tended to rupture first at the bottom because of the high water pressure at the bottom of the water column.

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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