About this document
This module covers the principles of the design of ground improvement, up-to-date practice and supports the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission recommendations.
Developed jointly by MBIE and the New Zealand Geotechnical Society, Module 5 is part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series and relates specifically to ground improvement of soils prone to liquefaction.
Other resources that are available include:
- Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes
- FHWA-NHI-06-19 & FHWA-NHI-06-020 Ground Improvement Methods on the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration website.