Water in the excavation shall be controlled so the water level is kept below the level of the underside of the bedding or concrete foundation until the work has been accepted and backfilling completed.
Where groundwater is not disposed of to the Council stormwater system, it shall comply with the provisions of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council Regional Water and Land Plan unless subject to a project specific Resource Consent condition.
Where groundwater is disposed of to the Council stormwater system, the Contractor shall first obtain a dewatering authority from Council.
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