Grounds for success
Royse, Kate; Banks, Vanessa; Bricker, Stephanie; Marchant, Andy. 2012 Grounds for success. Planet Earth, Summer. 12-13.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
The 500-acre Olympic Park sits in the Lower Lea Valley in London's East End. Construction work has had to overcome problems like high groundwater levels, compressible soils – which threaten foundations and underground constructions – and contamination from pollutants like oil, petrol, tar, arsenic and lead, which pose serious risks to water supplies and ultimately human health if left untreated.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes 2010 > Land Use, Planning and Development|
|NORA Subject Terms:||General
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|Date made live:||02 Jul 2012 13:37|
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