One of the most interesting questions in the waterproofing sector is “What is positive side” or “What is negative side” waterproofing. It is a great question and one that gets us interaction hopping from the get-go. Our blog explains the difference between negative and positive side waterproofing.
It was great to read that the Minister for Business and Industry Nadhim Zahawi has confirmed that the government is backing the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Roadmap to Recovery.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, the Roadmap to Recovery will be delivered over two years across 3 phases – Restart, Reset and Reinvent.
For anyone in a non-technical sense to fully appreciate the nature and risks associated with water ingress in below ground structures, we invite you to read this paper to gain an understanding of substructure waterproofing and the importance of remedial action. Potential consequences of active leaks are numerous, from cost for remedial works to reduction in building life cycle.
Groundwater is the most commonly forgotten aspect of the water cycle as it is not readily seen. The water cycle is the constant movement of water through the environment, traveling as slowly as a metre per year. Evaporation of the oceans water, condenses into clouds ready for rainfall across the land. After rainfall, the surface rainwater flows back into rivers and the sea.