17:58 Apr 3, 2016
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Geology / gleby i grunty
Polish term or phrase: podsiąk
Chodzi o podsiąkanie wałów przeciwpowodziowych
Zdanie: Wody z podsiąków będą odpompowane z wykorzystaniem mobilnej pompy.
Aleksandra Cichon-Krolikowska
Local time: 07:04

Summary of answers provided
4capillary infiltration
2water infiltration/penetration
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.



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water infiltration/penetration


Note added at 32 mins (2016-04-03 18:30:28 GMT)

In other words, this method aims to set a flood water level that ensures the safe flow of water considering the possibility of a levee breach by water infiltration
Levee Management Guidelines
. Loss of strength can be attributed to infiltration of water into the embankment or loss of support by the foundation.

Levee embankment stability assessments are critically important because embankments and earth dams are subject to water infiltration and internal erosion,

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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capillary infiltration

poniżej w j. polskim i angielskim ;-)

    Reference: http://www.encyklopedialesna.pl/hasla/index/14241
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Asker: Przeszło mi to przez myśl, ale zaczęłam się zastanawiać dlaczego w oryginale nie ma podsiąku kapilarnego i zaczęłam podejrzewać, że może są różne podsiąki ....

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