Which of the following statement is correct with reference to earthen dams?
(a) These dams are very costly as compared to other types
(b) Gravity dams are less susceptible to failure as compared to rigid dams
(c) These dams are suitable for construction on almost every type of foundation
(d) Highly skilled labor is generally not required
This question was posed to me in examination.
My doubt is from Types of Earthen Dams in section Earthen and Rock Fill Dams of Irrigation Engineering