Publisher description for Construction dewatering : a guide to theory and practice / J. Patrick Powers.


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The control of groundwater is one of the most common and complicated problems encountered on a construction site. The Second Edition explains the physical laws governing groundwater and soils, and provides practical solutions to construction dewatering problems. New chapters on groundwater computer modeling, dealing with industrial wastes and contaminated water, and operating long-term dewatering systems provide the latest information on these important topics.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Drainage.
Building sites.
Groundwater flow.
Soil mechanics.