Dewatering – its Meaning, Importance and Consequences if Uncontrolled

Dewatering – its Meaning, Importance and Consequences if Uncontrolled

Definition of Terms.

Dewatering is the artificial means of removing excess groundwater from the soil for favourable condition of any construction. It aims at lowering the groundwater level. This leads to concepts like pre-drainage of soil, control of groundwater, and even the improvement of physical properties of soil (Kamran, 2007). [Read more…]