This module provides a specification for designing and constructing ground improvement. It is specifically directed at ground improvement for liquefaction mitigation in single residential properties in Canterbury. However, it will also be useful for other areas of New Zealand prone to liquefaction.
The module covers four of the main ground improvement techniques. This is part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series.
This information is published by the Your home’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people:
with compliance with the Building Act, it is published under section 175 of the Building Act
with a Weathertight Services claim, it is published under section 12 of the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006.
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