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ISO 22475-1

Geotechnical investigation and testing Sampling methods and groundwater measurements Part 1: Technical principles for execution

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Organization: ISO
Publication Date: 15 September 2006
Status: active
Page Count: 134
ICS Code (Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works): 93.020
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This part of ISO 22475 deals with the technical principles of sampling of soil, rock and groundwater, and with groundwater measurements, in the context of geotechnical investigation and testing, as described in EN 1997-1 and EN 1997-2.

The aims of such ground investigations are:

a) to recover soil and rock samples of a quality sufficient to assess the general suitability of a site for geotechnical engineering purposes and to determine the required soil and rock characteristics in the laboratory;

b) to obtain information on the sequence, thickness and orientation of strata and joint system and faults;

c) to establish the type, composition and condition of strata;

d) to obtain information on groundwater conditions and recover water samples for assessment of the interaction of groundwater, soil, rock and construction material.

The quality of a sample is influenced by the geological and hydrogeological conditions, the choice and execution of the drilling and/or the sampling method, handling, transport and storage of the samples.

This part of ISO 22475 does not cover soil sampling for the purposes of agricultural and environmental soil investigation.

NOTE 1 Soil sampling for these purposes is to be found in ISO 10381.

Water sampling for the purposes of quality control, quality characterisation, and identification of sources of pollution of water, including bottom deposits and sludges is not covered.

NOTE 2 Water sampling for these purposes is to be found in ISO 5667.

Document History

June 23, 2021
Geotechnical investigation and testing — Sampling methods and groundwater measurements — Part 1: Technical principles for the sampling of soil, rock and groundwater
This document deals with principles of sampling of soil, rock and groundwater as part of the programme of geotechnical investigation and testing. NOTE 1 This document fulfils the requirements for...
ISO 22475-1
September 15, 2006
Geotechnical investigation and testing Sampling methods and groundwater measurements Part 1: Technical principles for execution
This part of ISO 22475 deals with the technical principles of sampling of soil, rock and groundwater, and with groundwater measurements, in the context of geotechnical investigation and testing, as...

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