Earlier, water ingress was accepted as an unavoidable evil when maintaining tunnels and other underground structures. Todya, advances in technology and in man-made materials have proved on several tunnelling projects that ever-increasing maintenance costs incurred because of wet leaking tunnels need no longer be accepted by owners - providing sufficient consideration is given to this aspect of tunnel design at feasibility stage and that money is made available.

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    Morgan-Grampian (Construction Press) Limited

    Morgan-Grampian House, 30 Calderwood Street
    London SE18 6QH,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Wallis, S
  • Publication Date: 1992-1

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 51-54
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  • Accession Number: 00620701
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM