BS 8102:2009 Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground

Standard Number BS 8102:2009
Title Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground
Publication Date
Replaces BS 8102:1990
Descriptors This British Standard gives recommendations and provides guidance on methods of dealing with and preventing the entry of water from surrounding ground into a structure below ground level.
It covers the use of:
a) waterproofing barrier materials applied to the structure,
b) structurally integral watertight construction; and
c) drained cavity construction.
Keywords Drainage, Weather protection systems, Risk assessment, Ground-water drainage, Waterproofing materials, Waterproof materials, Tanking, Underground structures, Buildings, Protection against water from the ground, Vapour barriers, Render, Site investigations, Grades (quality), Construction materials, Structural design, Basements
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