Construction of substantial infrastructure developments including tunnels, shafts, mineral extraction, roads, railways, bridge foundations, sewers and gas pipelines, and the building foundations for housing, office developments and shopping centres commonly requires robust and thorough understanding, assessment and management of groundwater. Dewatering and groundwater lowering to enable construction may bring substantial challenges of groundwater control. Furthermore, assessment of risk and management of the impact on the groundwater environment and interconnected aquatic ecosystems during construction of such developments has become increasingly important. This book provides an excellent and practical guide to groundwater lowering and dewatering, invaluable to any hydrogeologist, or geotechnical or...

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