UFC 3-220-05 Dewatering and Groundwater Control  

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

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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