Accession Number : ADA117562

Title :   Engineering and Development Support of General Decon Technology for the U.S. Army's Installation Restoration Program. Task 1. Literature Review on Ground Water Containment and Diversion Barriers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Oct 80,


Personal Author(s) : Sommerer,Suzette ; Kitchens,Judith F

PDF Url : ADA117562

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 98

Abstract : This report presents a review and evaluation of the available information on the use of physical and hydrological barriers for containment or diversion of ground water. The types of barriers investigated included slurry-trenches, grout curtains, Imper-walls, sheet piling, French drains, wellpoints and pump-back wells. The state-of-the-art technology for each of these barriers is dicussed. Advantages and disadvantages of each method, application to particular ground water control scenarios, and costs for a standard 1067 m barrier are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Ground water, *Barriers, Trenches, Slurries, Clay, Grout, Pile structures, Metal plates, Sheets, Membranes, Drainage, Water wells, Walls, Containment(General)

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE