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Technical Manual, Ground, Basements

Warranty requirements for a soakaway

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical document provides additional guidance relating to how the Functional Requirements in the Technical Manual may be...
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Technical Manual, Foundations, Ground

Protecting below ground environments on sloping sites

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical document provides an understanding of how ground water flows and acts on below ground structures across sloping...
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Technical Manual, Ground

Tech Update: Radon Contamination

Published by: Phil Thomas
Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive colourless and odourless gas formed in small quantities by radioactive decay wherever...
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Technical Manual, Foundations, Drainage, Ground, Basements

Major Projects: below ground structural waterproofing risk assessment

Published by: Phil Thomas
This update provides guidance on the requirements associated with the design and construction of basements and other below ground...
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Foundations, Ground, Self-build

Minimum requirements for site investigations for self-build projects

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical article provides additional guidance relating to our minimum requirements for site investigations for self-build...
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Technical Manual, Ground

Tech update - Japanese knotweed

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical article provides additional guidance on the invasive plant, Japanese knotweed.
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Technical Manual, Ground

Pyrite contamination

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical update provides additional guidance on pyrite contamination. Pyrite traces are found in sedimentary rock used to...
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Technical Manual, Ground

Foundation, trees and clay

Published by: Phil Thomas
This technical update provides additional guidance on foundations, trees and clay.
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Technical Manual, Ground

Reducing the effects of ground heave following tree removal

Published by: Phil Thomas
Foundations can be difficult enough to get right without the added problem of nearby or pre-existing trees.
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