Dewatering is the process of removing groundwater or surface water from a construction site using dewatering systems. The pumping process pumps water up through wells, wellpoints, eductors, or sumps installed in the ground. Temporary and permanent solutions are available.
Controlling groundwater in a construction project is critical to success. Water intrusion can threaten ground stability. The following are benefits of construction site dewatering:
Working with a groundwater control specialist is essential when designing a pump system for site dewatering. Improperly designed solutions can result in unwanted subsidence, erosion, or flooding. Professional engineers evaluate local hydrogeology and site conditions to engineer the most effective systems.
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