ISO 22282-3:2012 Preview

Geotechnical investigation and testing -- Geohydraulic testing -- Part 3: Water pressure tests in rock

ISO 22282-3:2012 specifies the requirements for water pressures tests (WPT) carried out in boreholes drilled into rock as part of geotechnical investigation and testing according to EN 1997-1 and EN 1997-2.

The tests are used to investigate the following:

  • hydraulic properties of the rock mass, which are mainly governed by discontinuities;
  • absorption capacity of the rock mass;
  • tightness of the rock mass;
  • effectiveness of grouting;
  • geomechanical behaviour, e.g. hydrofracturing, hydrojacking.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2012-06
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 26
  • :
    ISO/TC 182
    Geotechnics
  • 93.020
    Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works

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