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Building Pools in Hillside Areas
As a part of our specialized practice in structural engineering for swimming pools, we are often asked to investigate all sorts of pool-related problems to determine the cause. Over the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons from these investigations, particularly on the topic of hillside pool construction and the construction of pools near descending slopes.
By Ron Lacher, P.E.
Source: APSP Quarterly
Publication date: Fall, 2008

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Important Issues in Pool Construction
This technical document is an adaptation of one of Ron Lacher's presentations on swimming pool construction and the important aspects that play into the construction of swimming pools.
By Ron Lacher, P.E.

Cracking Up
Pool cracks are no joking matter. They have many causes, but often are reparable.
By Rebecca Robledo,

Source: CUSTOM HOME Magazine
Publication date: 2005-06-02

Concrete Decks in Expansive Soils

It is well known that expansive soils and poor drainage are a potentially damaging combination, especially for structures such as concrete decks on grade.
By Ron Lacher, P.E.

Soil Considerations in Swimming Pool Construction
Learn about the important characteristic of soil and how they relate to swimming pool construction including commonly encountered soil problems and the best solutions.
By Ron Lacher, P.E.

Water Seepage through Shotcrete or Gunite Pool Shell
Information on the in-place permeability of gunite or shotcrete utilized for Swimming Pool Construction.

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