Reconstruction of the Little Mountain Reservoir

A. P. Sukumar; Seabrook, Phil; Sherstobitoff, John; Huber, Frank
February 2006
Concrete International;Feb2006, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p44
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the reconstruction of the Little Mountain Reservior in Vancouver, Canada. In 1910 the reservoir is originally constructed as an open basin with a precast concrete roof structure. However, years after the construction, engineers found that the roof structure did not meet the modern seismic criteria. To resist the earthquake and normal hydrostatic loading, engineers constructed a two rectangular cells comprising slab foundations. INSET: IMPACT OF THE PROJECT– GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS..


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