Here Are Some of the Questions We Ask Martin:
- What are wick drains and how do they work?
- How are wick drains designed and who is typically responsible for the design?
- How long have they been used in the US?
- What types of soils are they installed in and what types of structures are they installed for?
- When shouldn’t wick drains be installed?
- What ground improvement techniques would you go to for soft clays if wick drains aren’t appropriate?
- What are the biggest challenges with installing wick drains?
- Are there any specific safety concerns when working with wick drains?
- What advice would you like to give to engineers that are specifying wick drains?