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Number: 405/110
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Fluid control, treatment, or containment > Flow control > Artificial water barrier (e.g., dam, levee, etc.) > Hollow or buttressed
Description: Method or apparatus in which the barrier is supported against the thrust of the water by some form of reinforcing structure either within or behind the barrier, or is made up of an empty shell closed front and rear.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
405/112 Vertical wall buttress 8
405/111 With ballast compartment or cavity 43

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8540456 Containment system Sep. 24, 2013
8500365 Autonomous, adaptive, concealed flood protection system Aug. 6, 2013
8454269 Flood barrier or the like and method of using the same Jun. 4, 2013
8430597 Reconfigurable obstacle system for a river channel Apr. 30, 2013
7997828 Retaining wall Aug. 16, 2011
7448827 Trussed embankment dam and wall structure Nov. 11, 2008
6948285 Loading dock shelter with hollow side or head members Sep. 27, 2005
6692188 Rapid emergency dam and method of construction Feb. 17, 2004
6609854 Structure and method for detecting an inflated state of a flexible membrane dam Aug. 26, 2003
6443655 Flood barrier Sep. 3, 2002
6022172 Reusable portable flexible fillable barrier and method of application thereof Feb. 8, 2000
5984576 Mobile demountable liquid protective wall from horizontally s-shape indented profile elements, which can be stacked on top of each other Nov. 16, 1999
5722627 Mechanism for adjusting the height of a drum chair or the like chair Mar. 3, 1998
5217557 Process for the production of thermoplastic levee gates Jun. 8, 1993
4493587 System for creating dams with mobile and/or partially mobile water-retaining elements Jan. 15, 1985
3975915 Anchor assembly for an inflatable fabric dam Aug. 24, 1976

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