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Title: Basement construction and waterproofing
Subtitle: Part 1: Site investigation and preparation

Ref Code: GG72/1

Abstract1: This Good Building Guide discusses one of the main challenges when designing a basement: preventing ingress of water or water vapour. The focus is on dampness due to penetration of groundwater, sometimes complicated by rising damp.

Contents: Site investigation Drainage characteristics of the


Year Published: 2007

ISBN: 978-1-86081-981-0


Pages: 6


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