Describes cement concrete lining and brick lining of canals
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First of all we say lining is an impermeable layer provided on the bed and sides of the canal to improve the life of the canal and discharge efficiency. If the canal is unlined then water loss due to seepage and others will be up to 60 to 80%.
Now understand the cement concrete and brick lining,
Cement concrete lining
Cement concrete lining is one of the hard surface lining types we can consider.
Cement concrete lining is a widely used type of lining it has many more benefits than other to justify its higher cost. This type of lining fulfills all the specifications needed and is necessary for lining purposes.
Cement concrete lining is easy to work with, very durable and strong comparatively and hydraulically efficient and the most impermeable layer provides. We need to follow some proper steps for cement concrete lining.
Cast in situ lining, shotcrete lining, precast lining, cement mortar lining.
The Brick lining is a very simple and basically used lining type also considered as a type of hard surface lining.
First, we do a smooth kind of surface of an unlined canal on the bed and side. After that good quality bricks are used for lining. Bricks are laid on the bed and sides of the canal using cement mortar. And after that smooth finishing is given on that also using cement mortar.