New Guideline on Water-Impermeable Concrete Structures, 2017 Edition

Frequently asked questions and discussion

The updated December 2017 edition of the Guideline on Water-Impermeable Structures Made of Concrete (Wasserundurchlässige Bauwerke aus Beton) published by the DAfStb (Deutscher Ausschuss für Stahlbeton; German Committee for Reinforced Concrete) [1] has been available since the beginning of 2018.

The main changes incorporated in the new December 2017 edition of the DafStb Guideline on Water-Impermeable Structures Made of Concrete [1] compared to the 2003 edition will be briefly explained at the podium. These include:

improved readability and comprehensibility;

extension and clarification of the...

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