Site grading and drainage to achieve high-performance basements

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Series titleConstruction Technology Update; no. 69
ISSN1206-1220
Physical description7 p.
SubjectBasements and foundations
AbstractProper site grading and foundation drainage strategies are required in order to prevent water damage to basements and their contents. This Update reviews current construction practices used for basements, discusses some of the key issues and deficiencies that lead to problems, and provides practical suggestions for improving drainage and construction.
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PublisherInstitute for Research in Construction. National Research Council Canada
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Nivellement du terrain et drainage pour des sous-sols performants
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number19739
NPARC number20326439
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Record identifier227c971d-b180-431a-9b9d-18ef18146a39
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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