The pressure of the water caused the wall of the dam to crack.
The water deepened after the dam was built.
Many embankments were done in by the mountain torrents
The pressure of the water cause the wall of the dam to crack.
The river was so high that the dam gave way.
heap stones to form a dam
reinforce a wall, bridge, dyke, etc
把墙、 桥、 堤坝等加固.
and that is on the Embankment Road.
That's up on the Embankment.
The water broke loose when the dam burst.
The floods caved in that dike.
Saboteurs dynamited the dam.
A dyke was built to retain the floods.
To border or protect with a ridge or embankment.
Seepage Control Technique of Split Grouting forEarth Dam Body and Levee Foundation
Villagers are scrambling to pile sandbags onto the top of the dyke to raise it higher.
Analysis of the Influence of the Dam Foundation on the Deformation Law of Feilaixia Earth-rock Dam
The dam break and an impetuous torrent of water sweep away the town.