New Tools and Techniques for Dewatering

by B.J. Prugh,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 11-26

Document Type: Journal Paper


New procedures in analysis of soil properties and estimating volume of water to be expected for dewatering and pressure relief of construction excavations; comparative discussion of conventional wellpoints, high-lift systems with ejectors, and submersible or turbine pump units, sand drains, and grout curtain walls; examples of use of dewatering systems in construction works.

Subject Headings: Dewatering | Soil analysis | Soil pressure | Construction management | Soil grouting | Soil water | Drainage systems

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