Constructed to handle surface water associated with a new commercial development, this ~1-acre basin was excavated into soils that the engineer originally felt confident would be sufficient to reliably hold water. Based on boring data, permeability was anticipated to fall within an acceptable range. However, as the basin took shape, confidence waned to the point that an amendment was deemed necessary to lower the permeability of the native soils . . .
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