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Drains (Relief Wells) The term 'Drains (Relief Wells)' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' In hydrologic terms, a vertical well or borehole, usually downstream of impervious cores, grout curtains or cutoffs, designed to collect and direct seepage through or under a dam to reduce uplift pressure under or within a dam. A line of such wells forms a 'drainage curtain''.
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