Concrete Repair Files

We Stopped a River with Chemical Grout!

Zoud Danko, Chief Engineer, ABM Engineering Services for Voit Properties, Los Angeles, CA Avanti International 2000

  • When they designed our 300,000 square-foot office building, the engineers knew it would be built over an underground river. After all, the river has been there for at least 20,000 years, but they thought the flow would stop in the dry season.

Chemical Grout Stops Leaks in Concrete Dams

Avanti 2009

  • Chemical grout has been stopping leaks in concrete structures for over 25 years. In concrete dams, chemical grout forms a permanent, flexible, compression-type seal that stops water movement.

News: Rembco Undertakes New Project for Hazardous Waste Containment at ORNL

Avanti News + Views 2005

  • "Locking hazardous materials in place is almost always safer and more cost effective than removing them for treatment, and there typically is no ongoing maintenance" -Clay Griffin, President of Rembco Geotechnical Contractors, Inc.

Brochure: Ultrafine Cementitious Grout

U.S. Grout, LLC 2000

  • Ultrafine Cementitious Grouts from US Grout

Case Study: Leaks Stopped in Airport Tunnel

James Applegath Water Control Quarterly 1998

  • At George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston, TX), the physical plant is connected to the passenger terminals by a tunnel. Cracks had developed in the ceiling of the tunnel, and by summer 1997, water was pouring into the tunnel and onto the pipes.
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