Drainage Systems in Tunnelling

The group for geotechnics at Graz Technical University (Institute for Applied Geo-Sciences) together with the ETH Zurich (Institute for Construction Planning and Construction Operation), the Kompetenznetzwerk Wasserressourcen GmbH and the Johanneum Research GmbH (Institute for Water Resources Management) staged a Symposium in Graz on Sept. 18th, 2008 relating to “Drainage Systems in Tunnelling – Design, Sintering and Maintenance” – also attended by participants from neighbouring countries.
The drainage of water in tunnelling represents a major challenge for planning and production. The...

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