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We are making a vault for product pumps. There would obviously be a water 
problem if water got in there!

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.

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> On May 2, 2014, at 6:29 AM, "Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc." <design(--nospam--at)hodgsoneng.ca> 
> wrote: 
> Maybe I am missing something when you refer to sheet pile. Is there a water 
> problem? 
>> On 5/1/2014 8:42 AM, Bill Polhemus wrote:
>> Yeah, digging the hole isn't so much the issue as that we typically use 
>> sheet pile to form this kind of thing - it's a pipe valve vault - a dry 
>> well essentially. I think we're not going to be able to drive sheet pile 
>> to the desired elevation. The "bedrock" is pretty soft in the first meter 
>> or so, and fractured generally but driving sheet pile is a no-go. So 
>> what's the alternative? William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E. 5
>>> On May 1, 2014, at 6:40 AM, "Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc." <design(--nospam--at)hodgsoneng.ca> 
>>> wrote: f your structure needs to go deep you may have no choice but to 
>>> blast or hoe-ram the dickens out of it
>>>> On 4/30/2014 6:00 PM, Polhemus, William wrote:
>>>> Anybody do anything up around Edmonton way? I need some ideas on how 
>>>> to 
> 
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