Iqaluit sewer pipe collapse problems

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, permafrost, engineering, infrastructure, sewage

Principal Investigator: Hanna, Allan (2)
Licence Number: 10212
Organization: Hardy BBT Limited
Licensed Year(s): 1992 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Bob Forsyth and David Mc Allister

Objective(s): To assess the temperatures and pressures exerted on underground sewer pipes during perma frost freezeback and seasonal thaw.

Project Description: Instruments will be installed along suspected problem areas during construction and monitoring will take place during freezeback. The information gathered will be utilized to make recommendations for future material selection and construction designs.