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- Subject: H2O at Bot of Form
- From: "Mike Brown" <mike.brown(--nospam--at)cshqa.com>
- Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 11:39:15 -0600
Thank you to everyone who responded to my question regarding standing water in the key way at the bottom of the formed wall.
The owner was notified of potential problems, honeycombing at the bottom of the wall, potential for weak concrete, weak bond, etc. The owner has elected to go ahead with the pour hoping that the water will be displaced with the concrete and pushed out the cracks of the form work.
Tests will be done to the in place concrete wall to assure adequate strength and bond has occurred. Honeycombing will be repaired as required. If the wall does not meet strength, then the owner has elected to pay for the corrections, including removal of the wall.
As you can imagine, the owner believes all will be okay.
Again, thank you for your input.
Mike Brown, P.E.
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