Redundancy in Subgrade Waterproofing
From JPCL, December 2017
By JESSE TORRES, RRC, RRO AND DOUGLAS STIEVE, AIA, RRC, WISS, JANNEY, ELSTNER ASSOCIATES INC.
When supplementary measures are used in subgrade waterproofing design, it means having a backup plan in place to eliminate or mitigate water leaks into the structure if a breach occurs in the primary waterproofing system. The considerations, challenges and logistics are addressed here. ...