Chesham, Buckinghamshire

POSTED ON: 15/04/2019

Risk Management Limited were commissioned to install 2 No. deep borehole Soakaway installations for a new care home in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. 

The work involved undertaking two 15m deep cable percussion borehole in 8” diameter through the superficial beds and into the underlying Chalk strata. After a basic permeability test two 6” diameter soakaways were subsequently installed to 15m depth within each borehole. 

Following installation three falling head tests within each soakaway were performed using a 2000-gallon lorry mounted bowser and hose and more than adequate soakage was observed.