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Little Topashaw Creek - Anchor Installation
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  Duck bill earth anchors

58 of the 72 LWDS were anchored using four
Duckbill Earth Anchors (138-DB1) each. 

Insertion of anchor

Testing anchor

Each anchor was driven into the ground by
pressing with a metal rod and a track hoe bucket and then load tested to 4.5 kN.


Completed LWDS

Top View of a Completed LWDS
(note the crossing anchor cables)
 Basic lwds geometry
Basic LWDS Geometry