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. ...


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Tagged categories: Below grade waterproofing; Building Envelope; drainage; Grout; Masonry waterproofing; water leakage; Waterproofing; Waterproofing membranes; Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

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