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Sand Boil Graphical Illustration
Sand boils are a natural phenomenon that can occur during floods and do not necessarily pose a danger to flood control works. The potential for a sand boil to cause harm is based on multiple factors, including the size, proximity to flood control works and the velocity of the water moving through it.

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Photo by: Colleen Cummings, Jessica Dulaney |  VIRIN: 190429-D-SB775-001.JPG