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Construction of an underground water tank adjacent to an existing building

 
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:04 pm    Post subject: Construction of an underground water tank adjacent to an existing building Reply with quote

An underground water tank is to be constructed adjacent to an existing 2-storey building which is 25 years old. If excavated is started from the face of the plinth wall upto 2 feet below the plinth level, can it damage the existing footing/ground floor in any way?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:50 am    Post subject: WaterTank Below Existing Foundation Reply with quote

Water  Tank Below Existing Foundation
Never do it
Maintain at least 2 M distance from building, to construct new below ground tank
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