Statutory guidance

SR2015 No 36: site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits

Standard rules for installing and using boreholes and temporary trial pits within a floodplain.

Documents

SR2015 No 36: site investigation boreholes and temporary trial pits

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 36

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Details

These rules allow you to install and use site investigation trial pits and boreholes within a main river flood plain for up to 4 weeks.

They do not allow you to make boreholes or pits on or within:

  • 5 metres of the bank of a main river, culvert or remote defence
  • 8 metres of a flood defence or river control work
Published 6 April 2016