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Found Levee 8 times.

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1. Berm
* A bench or terrace between two slopes [proper usage]. * A levee, shelf, ledge, or bench along a stream bank that may extend laterally into the channel to partially obstruct the flow, or parallel to the flow to contain the flow within its stream banks. May be natural or man-made. * Vegetated or paved embankment, somewhat dike-like in appearance, used for enclosure and separation purposes [usage common to landscape architecture].

2. Culvert
* Buried pipe structure that allows streamflow or road drainage to pass under a road. * A large-diameter pipe used to transport water under a roadway or through a levee , or a buried cement channel used to transport water a long distance through an urban area.

3. Dike
* An embankment outside a channel to restrict overflow. * A levee .

4. Discharge of fill material
The addition of fill material into waters of the U.S. The term generally includes, without limitation, the following activities: placement of fill that is necessary for the construction of any structure in a water of the U.S.; the building of any structure or impoundment requiring rock, sand, dirt, or other material for its construction; site-development fills for recreational, industrial, commercial, residential, and other uses; causeways or road fills; dams and dikes; artificial islands; property protection and/or reclamation devices such as riprap, groins, seawalls, breakwaters, and revetments; beach nourishment; levees; fill for structures such as sewage treatment facilities, intake and outfall pipes associated with power plants and subaqueous utility lines; and artificial reefs. The term does not include plowing, cultivating, seeding, and harvesting for the production of food, fiber, and forest products.

5. Levee
* An embankment built along a river for flood protection. * An embankment on or along the bank of a stream or lake to protect outer lowlands from inundation.

6. Levee
A natural or manmade feature of the landscape that restricts movement of water into or through an area.

7. Muted tidal regime
A fluctuation in a wetland s water level that is lower in amplitude than the fluctuation in a neighboring tidal body of water, due to levees or other artificial devices which inhibit the exchange of water between the wetland and the tidal body.

8. Riprap
* Layer of large, durable materials (usually rocks; sometimes car bodies, broken concrete, etc.) used to protect a stream bank or lake shore from erosion; may also refer to the materials used. * A layer of irregularly placed stones or debris positioned on the bank of a stream or beside a levee to resist the eroding action of flowing water.

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