The challenges of rebuilding underground infrastructure in liquefaction-prone Christchurch were put under the microscope in a controlled field assessment of the performance of below ground infrastructure in simulated liquefied soils.
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When weighing up wastewater asset rebuild options, SCIRT designers made decisions on a "whole of life" basis. To help decision-making, a Net Present Value (NPV) analysis was used.
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University of Cambridge Affiliated Lecturer, Dr. Kristen MacAskill, undertook qualitative research to determine factors that affect the ability of engineers to include resilient measures in rebuilding civil infrastructure systems. The abstract of her final PhD thesis is attached.