UFC 3-220-05 Dewatering and Groundwater Control  

Date: 
01-16-2004
Series: 
3: DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC CRITERIA
3-200: CIVIL / GEOTECHNICAL / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Status: 
Active

This manual provides guidance for the planning, design, supervision, construction, and operation of dewatering and pressure relief systems and of seepage cutoffs for deep excavations for structures. It presents: description of various methods of dewatering and pressure relief; techniques for determining groundwater conditions, characteristics of pervious aquifers, and dewatering requirements; guidance for specifying requirements for dewatering and seepage control measures; guidance for determining the adequacy of designs and plans prepared by contractors; procedures for designing, installing, operating, and checking the performance of dewatering systems for various types of excavations; and descriptions and design of various types of cutoffs for controlling groundwater.

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