Designers shall ensure that they have appropriate knowledge and data relating to the ground conditions that infrastructure is intended to be constructed within, under, on top of or adjacent to. Acceptable engineering/industry standards shall be used when assessing, designing, constructing and certifying design standards. A Geo-Professional and/or a SQE Professional may be required depending on the nature of the ground conditions. Further information can be obtained in DS-10 Natural Hazards & Earthworks.
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