The Risks Associated with a Wet Jobsite

You know you have a groundwater problem and that dewatering is needed, but what if you decide not to dewater? Controlling groundwater on a construction project is critical to success. Water intrusion can threaten ground stability which can be a major safety concern.

Impact of Site Groundwater

Groundwater can have a significant impact on the overall project duration and cost. Therefore, it is essential to understand the problem and the risks associated with a wet job site. This allows us to make informed decisions about what to do next.

Accumulated groundwater and precipitation can put a halt to any construction progress.

Project Schedule Issues

Staying on schedule is a critical factor of a construction project.

Groundwater can cause delays associated with:

Risk- Unstable/Unsafe Excavation

Uncontrolled groundwater causes unstable conditions decreasing personnel safety while creating additional liability.

Site water can cause the following:

Budget Impact

Lack of planning for groundwater control can lead to higher costs throughout the life of an excavation.

Budget & costs can be impacted due to:

Mitigate Risks

After we understand the groundwater issues, we can determine the best methodology to mitigate these risks and associated costs. Installing a dewatering system ahead of excavation creates optimal working conditions and ensures your project remains on time, budget, and safe.