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Amen to George Richards comments re: soils reporting.

Quo Vadis?
Pax e Gratia
Bob Ross
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Lillback" <thedrdirt1(--nospam--at)earthlink.net>
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2001 2:45 pm
Subject: Re: Requiring soils reports

> All it takes is one OOPS!
> MAYBE WE SHOULD HAVE .....
> A smile from here to there,
> Chris Lillback PE
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "George Richards P.E." <george(--nospam--at)borm.com>
> To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 2:03 PM
> Subject: RE: Requiring soils reports
> 
> 
> > I do not think the issue is so much one of soil bearing, it is 
> that some
> > soils are expansive, some subject to hydro-collapse some sites 
> are on old
> > fill that is still settling others on old landslides still 
> sliding, and
> > sulfate levels can be all over the map.  These may not be issues 
> elsewhere> and they may be conditions of common knowledge to the 
> local building
> > community but I would like to have someone write down on a piece 
> of paper
> > their thoughts and advise me as to what is under our structures.
> >
> > IMHO  George Richards, P. E.
> >
> > -
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