Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Water Power - plan for drainage

During design and construction, accommodating  for groundwater, or water that infiltrates, constructed elements need a pathway for the water. The retaining wall reflects weep holes, and an underdrain already installed (behind the wall) . During excavation, conditions may be dry, but the insurance of accommodating water is a sure way to minimize problems in the future. Water is life saving, but is also a powerful force that requires respect.