Nuclear containment cut-off walls: What is at stake?

Operations at major industrial or energy facilities can contaminate the ground on which they are built.

Acting as a containing structure, these concrete walls built beneath the surface help preventing from any ground contamination by containing liquid pollutants. Indeed, the fundamental role of a cut-off wall is to act as a mechanical barrier against the migration of material, generally in liquid form, into or out of the surrounding ground.

How VSL can help you

VSL-Intrafor can carry out geotechnical and hydrogeological investigations including site analysis, together with a design and build package to ensure the provision of waterproof, high-performance cut-off walls.

As a worldwide ground engineering specialist, VSL-Intrafor has patented a proprietary method that significantly speeds up the construction phase and ensures excellent productivity and alignment.

A wealth of experience, qualified employees, and a global network of branches and regional subsidiaries enables the provision of a comprehensive package of construction services.

What are the VSL nuclear containment cut-off walls solutions?

A design and build solution including:

  • Geotechnical and hydrogeological investigation
  • Ground improvement if necessary
  • Preliminary design and optimization
  • Construction

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