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Water in my land

i want to construct a 3 storey building and when i dig my land for 2 feet i am receiving continous flow of water as it is the farm land, my question is how to lay foundation in my land and upto what depth should i dig it?

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you will need to dig to a minimum of 2ft 6 x 2ft wide. the water will need pumping out and the bottom cleaned off, so the building inspector can see it before you concrete. The building inspector will advise you if you need to go any deeper.


Answered 27th Dec 2012

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