About this document
This module provides a specification for designing and constructing ground improvement. It is specifically directed at ground improvement for liquefaction mitigation in single residential properties in Canterbury. However, it will also be useful for other areas of New Zealand prone to liquefaction.
The module covers four of the main ground improvement techniques. This is part of the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice series.
Learn about Module 5A in the geotechnical education section.
Other resources that are available include:
- Lessons Learned from the Ground Improvement Programme on the EQC website
- Approved Code of Practice for Safety in Excavations and Shafts for Foundations on the WorkSafe website.