Tag Archives: Dewatering

Complex dewatering underway at Colorado mixed-use community

Temporary dewatering and groundwater treatment systems have been installed for a highly anticipated mixed-use development in Reve, Boulder, Colorado. With the dewatering system up and running, the excavation of both the north and south parcels has reached its target subgrade of 8 m (26 ft) below ground surface, despite having to perform the work throughout Boulder’s winter months.

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Denver mid-rise employs unusual dewatering method for foundation

One of Denver’s first cross-laminated timber (CLT) mid-rises has employed a rarely utilized means of groundwater control, known as ejector well dewatering. One of the benefits of this system is ability to lower groundwater to the maximum extent possible, allowing for the excavation and installation of the foundation mat slabs and waterproofing membrane in “near-dry” conditions.

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