§ 13-52-370

Uplift on floors

In the design of basement floors and similar approximately horizontal construction below grade, the upward pressure of water, if any, shall be taken as the full hydrostatic head and shall be measured from the underside of the construction. Basement slabs reinforced or otherwise shall have a minimum thickness of four inches.

(Prior code § 68-5.2; Added Coun. J. 11-29-89, p. 8387)

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