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Re: Underground Water Tank in Gulf

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You may need to run a buoyancy calc to make sure the tank does not float during high ground water conditions.  If it does want to float then you need to hold the tank down.  Also watch uplift on the bottom slab due to hydraulic pressure.

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 9:49 PM, edmondo san jose <engr_mondo(--nospam--at)> wrote:
Any watch-its for the design of large underground potable water tank in gulf region?
Tank size:
length= 50m
width= 100m
height= 5m