Title: Piling and Penetrative Ground Improvement Methods on Land Affected by Contamination: Guidance on Pollution Prevention 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2001 
Availability: National Groundwater & Contaminated Land Centre report NC/99/73, prepared by WS Atkins. 
Author 1/Producer: Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Publisher: Environment Agency, Bristol, UK. 
Publisher City: Available from the Environment Agency R&D Dissemination Centre, C/o WRc, Frankland Road, Swindon, Wilts, SN5 8YF. 
ISBN: ISBN 1 85705 319 2 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://publications.environment-agency.gov.uk/epages/eapubli ...  
Format (e.g. PDF): PDF 
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Passive and hydraulicContainment
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Permeable reactive barriers
Contaminated land-->Risk management-->Risk management overview
Contaminated land-->Wider impacts / sustainability-->Environmental
Groundwater protection-->Groundwater protection overview
 
Short description: This report presents initial technical guidance on the potential impact that intrusive ground improvement and piling techniques can have on the environment. It focuses, in particular, on the potential for pollution of groundwater. 
Link to Organisation(s): Environment Agency (England and Wales)
 
Submitted By: Dr Denise Lambkin WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 27/09/2006