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Hemmings Worlebury School


Calculation No Calculation Title Status
8682-D01 Soak-away test results Construction
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A !26!2010 "irst #ssue A$H SH %&"
Job No. 8682 BRE !" soaka#$ test calculations
Site Worlebury School
Date o% soak&a#a$ test 6!'th A(ril
'eather Dry
'idth ()* +en,th ()* Depth ()*
Pit di)ensions 0)* 2)1 2)8
Ti)e Duration (-rs*
16+00 0 0
16+,, 0)-- ,-0
1'+06 1)10 '00
1'+,* 1)6- 10-0
18+12 2)20 100
18+- 2)'- 1'-0
1*+18 ,),0 2100
Soil #n.iltration rate . /
0olume
#nternal sur.ace area o. the trial (it u( to -01 e..ecti2e 3e(th an3 inclu3ing the base area
the time .or the water le2el to .all .rom '-1 to 2-1 e..ecti2e 3e(th
De(th 4 2-1 De(th 4 -01 De(th 4 '-1 Di..erence in 3e(th
5otal 3e(th o. water 2)2'- 1)'- 1)22- 1)0-
De(th to Water sur.ace 0)-2- 1)0- 1)-'-
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Job No. 8682 Soak&a#a$ solution desi,n
% . 0)0*1-
2)-26-0- m ! s
Consi3ering the use o. %CC ring soak-aways with a33itional granular .ill
Diameter 1)8
6..ecti2e Wi3th ,)6
0oi3 ration o. granular / 0),
72erall 0oi3 ratio 0),8
8ength o. lan3 3rain / 20)16
Design storm / 10 year
Si3e area 9ase area
%it 1 : 2 ;1)8m Dia)< 1) 10)
%it , ;2)1m Dia)< 16)8 1)2
5rench 1 ;1m 3e(th stone< 1')6 0
5rench 2 ;1m 3e(th stone< 22)68 0
412.5
7ut.low .rom the soak-away ,)0'6-0,
3n%lo# to the soak&a#a$
Draine3 area / 610
Desi,n Rain%all (accordin, to BRE !"*
"rom "ig 1 =atio r / 0 $--60 min / 20 mm
As low soak-away results gi2e a low in.iltration rate> we shall assume the longest storm ;2 Hr<
?1 / 2)2 ;.rom table 1<
?2 / 1)2 ;@rowth .actor .rom table 2<
m ! hr
Assume 2 such soak-aways with lan3 3rains connecting them
to a thir3 with 3iam) 2)1m an3 e..ecti2e wi3th / )2m .or
a33itional in.iltration)
Area being 3raine3 / 610m
2
5he trenches shall be (er.orate3 (i(es connecting the soak-aways with an e..ecti2e 3e(th o. stone
1m) As this corres(on3s to 1!2 the 3e(th o. the (it soakaways being consi3ere3> the .ull si3e 3e(th
;but not the base< has been consi3ere3) #n a33ition> the base o. the stone .ille3 element o. the soak-
aways has been consi3ere3 as these areas are (rotecte3 .rom silting u( by use o. geoteAtiles)
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Job No. 8682 Soak&a#a$ solution desi,n
=;total rain.all< / -6 mm
There%ore total in%lo# to soaka#a$ over 16 hours . ,,>88' 8itres
.75
5he balance o. .lows is there.ore+
Total 8ut%lo# in 16 hours 1!".!
5here.ore reBuire3 storage / - 2,1)'
Consi3er the 2olume a2ailable within the soak-aways
5otal Area @ran3 total
%it 1 : 2 2)- ,)12 -)6' 22)68
%it , ,)6 )2- ')'2 1-),
Total Stora,e . 7.44
Storage 7kay
Check -al% Drain ti)e9
"ollowing the en3 o. the storm> the time reBuire3 .or hal. the remaining
&42.60 -rs
1!2 Drain time 7kay)
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