Sampling and investigating your project site
Before you start your project on a particular construction site, there are certain things that you need to look at. You have to do some investigations of the site so as to make sure that the site is suitable for construction. Being a hurry to start on the project before investigating site problems will only lead you to many problems. The scope of this description is to enlighten on the different areas that need to be looked into while doing the investigations of the site.
Ground water is always a common phenomenon. Before you start the construction you need to make sure that the level of the ground water is not to close to the ground. If the surface water is too close than you will take forever to complete the project and even once it is completed it will not be a very good project. Exploring site water will help prevent delays in project completion.
Managing site soil gas is also very essential before starting the construction. You have to make sure that the soil gas is not the sort of gas that will pose danger to the men who are working on the site. You need to take care to ensure that this gas is not dangers and is also not in bad quantities on the soil.
On the site you may find some items that you are not sure what they are because of their difficulty when it comes to cleaning them. You have to make sure that you get rid of these items so that you avoid any accidents. You also need to take samples of the soil for testing while exploring site before construction. This will help you know the sort of soil that you are working on and the best ways to manage the soil.
Managing site problems also requires that you deal with the moisture issues as well as water problems that are on site. Moisture and water issues have the capacity to affect the project and therefore require that you deal with them as soon as you realize that there is need to do so. For this you need to seek the help of qualified personnel to take a look at the site as they have done this many times and will have the best solutions for you.
Sometimes investigating site before construction will require that the aquatic biota be looked into. This is also very sensitive and you have to leave this for the experts.
Looking into these simple things will help to make sure that your project runs smoothly without any problems. This just goes to say that you should take these investigations very carefully. Never start the project when you have not yet done these investigations or when you find any problems with the site that you are about to do the construction. You have to make sure that the investigations are done by persons who are qualified to do the investigations so that errors are avoided.