Control of groundwater for temporary works (R113)

ISBN: 978-0-86017-261-1

Author: S H Sommerville

Number of pages: 88 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1986

This is a guide to the selection and design methods for the control of groundwater during construction works. It is intended for the use of designers, estimators and planning engineers for both temporary and permanent works, and for the use of field engineers during the construction stages. The guide covers the various methods of dewatering control available, identification of the ground, methods of assessing permeability, design of well systems and approximate costs, etc and draws attention to the various legal aspects and statutory regulations in force. Safety aspects and particular dangers are highlighted. Key words: ground engineering.