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A Primer on Water Management

Strategies for dealing with water both around and on a home More

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A Shotcrete Retaining Wall

Shoring up an unstable slope, with minimal formwork More

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Pier-and-Beam Foundations

For problem soils, there’s no better foundation type, but you better get the... More

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Saving a Hilltop Pool

Averting disaster with a new steel-panned slab that serves as a header and grade beam More

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King Tides Flood the Shoreline

High tides this fall are a warning about future sea levels, experts say. More

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Homeowners Fret as Silt Fills Virginia Canal

Should the city of Chesapeake, Va., dredge a canal before it turns into just... More

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Super Bowl Storm Floods Cape Hatteras

In face of sea-level rise, it doesn’t take a hurricane to flood the Outer Banks . More

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Floating a Boathouse

Working underwater raises a landmark above water More

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Drones in Construction

Thinking of using a drone to scope out your jobsites? Be sure you know the legal... More

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Trench Collapse Kills New Jersey Worker

A worker installing drain lines in a trench died in May when the earth caved in... More

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