In-situ testing for complete peace of mind.
Phoenix Drilling offers a wide range of In-situ testing, all executed by trained personnel who operate to the current British and European standards.
In-situ testing options
Soakaway/Percolation test in accordance with BRE Digest 365
Permeability tests, variable head, constant head and packer tests in accordance with BS5930:2015, BS EN ISO 22282-1:2012
The pressure may be held constant during a test (constant head test) or it may be allowed to vary (a variable head test). The technique is applicable only to the measurement of permeability of soils below groundwater level.
Pumping test and borehole development for water wells in accordance with BS ISO 14686:2003
In-situ California bearing ratio (CBR) tests in accordance with BS 1377-9:1990
The results of the test can be used to estimate the bearing value and the mechanical strength required for highway sub bases and sub grades.