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Number: 405/74
Name: Hydraulic and earth engineering > Fluid control, treatment, or containment > Settling of suspended matter in a specific location (e.g., at a scoured pier)
Description: Fluid control for effecting precipitation by gravity of a nonbuoyant material suspended in a body of water at a site in need of this material to, e.g., protect underwater devices such as pipes or cables, redirect flow, or fill in undesirable trenches as a result of scouring.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8348553 Bridge pier and abutment scour preventing apparatus with vortex generators Jan. 8, 2013
8221031 Method for transporting sediments in dammed bodies of water Jul. 17, 2012
8128316 Method of restoration of a highly saline lake Mar. 6, 2012
7943039 Catch basin for salt water sand May. 17, 2011
7867390 Floating weed and debris removal system and associated method Jan. 11, 2011
7857967 Sludge treatment system for dam Dec. 28, 2010
7850857 Collector with adjustable input/discharge to control sediment removal Dec. 14, 2010
7832959 Method of restoration of a highly saline lake Nov. 16, 2010
7823240 Hooked collar for piers and bridge including the same Nov. 2, 2010
7820054 Method for dewatering slurry from construction sites Oct. 26, 2010
7674071 Method of beach renourishment using sand-entrapping wattles Mar. 9, 2010
7472501 Method and system for building up land in a water-covered or water-surrounded area and land body formed by use of same Jan. 6, 2009
7449105 Water filtration and erosion control system Nov. 11, 2008
7226242 Catch basin for salt water sand Jun. 5, 2007
7157010 Polymeric flocculant infused silt fence Jan. 2, 2007
7131789 Object retrieval system Nov. 7, 2006
6922922 Amphibious dredging vehicle and method for restoring wetlands using same Aug. 2, 2005
6827525 Method and system for building up land in a water-covered or water-surrounded area Dec. 7, 2004
6709199 Sediment control system for fluid containment basins Mar. 23, 2004
6547486 Method for coastal protection Apr. 15, 2003
6499911 Compliant porous groin and shoreline reclamation method Dec. 31, 2002
6491474 Walking sand snare and method for beach renourishment Dec. 10, 2002
6464862 Gross pollutant trap Oct. 15, 2002
6447205 Method and apparatus for maintaining a golf course water hazard free of debris Sep. 10, 2002
6394698 Arrangement and method for diverting tidal flows in brackish fairways May. 28, 2002
6343559 Transportation system for dredged material and method of levy building Feb. 5, 2002
6210569 Device for collecting water polluting phytoplankton drifts and method for collecting water polluting phytoplankton drifts Apr. 3, 2001
6190088 Device for forming a sand body and method for the application thereof Feb. 20, 2001
6161988 Method and apparatus for maintaining a golf course water hazard free of debris Dec. 19, 2000
6042733 Sediment filtering system Mar. 28, 2000
5839853 Buoyant matter diverting system Nov. 24, 1998
5662812 Trough system for machine tool coolant collection flumes Sep. 2, 1997
5647691 Method and apparatus for transferring mud and silt Jul. 15, 1997
5590979 Flexible pipe diffuser and method of using the same Jan. 7, 1997
5567079 Method for the hydraulic branching of an open stream and hydraulically working channel branch Oct. 22, 1996
5540521 Inflatable cushion for culturing and movement of aquatic organisms Jul. 30, 1996
5336018 Tidal system and method for cleansing a harbor Aug. 9, 1994
5314619 Method and apparatus for pond water clarification and maintenance May. 24, 1994
5300220 Trough system for machine tool coolant collection flumes Apr. 5, 1994
5298172 Method and apparatus for removing grit from sewage Mar. 29, 1994
5297895 Method and apparatus for controlling silt erosion Mar. 29, 1994
5197822 Emplacement of foraminous piping in non-cohesive subsoils Mar. 30, 1993
5195845 Monitoring flow in subsoil fluidization Mar. 23, 1993
5154537 Barrier curtain Oct. 13, 1992
5150986 Process and apparatus for depositing silt on the bottom and slopes of the wet open working or dredging Sep. 29, 1992
5094566 Peristaltic fluidization of non-cohesive subsoils Mar. 10, 1992
5061117 Fluidization-assisted beach stabilization Oct. 29, 1991
5052857 Placement of foraminous piping in non-cohesive subsoils Oct. 1, 1991
5022784 Undertow reduction system for shoreline protection Jun. 11, 1991
5017043 Method of an means for controlling precipitation in evaporation ponds May. 21, 1991

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