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Minimum Distance between External Ground Level Course and DPC

Postby tibbsey » Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:33 am

The minimum distance between external ground level and the dpc is 150mm. Why is this figure adequate?

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Postby thedoctor » Fri Jun 08, 2007 6:08 pm

It is adjudged to be the maximum distance rain will splash up after hitting the ground and if there is a flood next to your house and the water is flowing at more than 150mm deep the DPC on the house would be the very last of the worries!
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