Foundation development includes pile-driving and characterization of subsurface conditions. Surface and underground characterization typically involve soil or rock drilling to recover samples or core for analysis. Water well drilling involves assessment of soil conditions for installation of well screens and well completion. Examples of foundation and drilling-related projects in which Dr. Read has been engaged are listed below.
|Canadian National Railway||Foundation inspection and material selection for development of new bunkhouse, Boston Bar,
|Harrison Bay, BC||Water well drilling for First Nations reserve. Site supervision for drilling, well completion and water
|Balfour, BC||Water well drilling for school development. Site supervision for drilling, well completion and
|McLeod Lake, BC||Supervision of water well drilling, soils logging, well screen selection, water sampling and pump
|Capilano Mall||Pile inspection for shopping mall expansion, North Vancouver, BC
|Canadian Pacific Railway|| Pile inspection for bridge construction, Greeley Creek, Revelstoke, BC
Projects in italics involved Dr. Rod Read but were not conducted directly by RSRead Consulting Inc.