Detention Pond

River Valley Testing Corp provides the most responsive service possible.  We balance geotechnical concerns for the soil system with practical construction concerns to develop cost-effective alternatives and recommendations.

Our Detention Pond Quality Capabilities Include:

RVT follows the Wisconsin DNR's Guide 1002 when performing detention pond services.  A typical program will include one or more of the following steps.
  • Step A:  Initial Screening
  • Step B:  Field Verification
  • Step C:  Evaluation of Specific Infiltration Areas

  • Step D:   Soil and Site Report



Our Detention Pond Services Include:

  • USDA and ASTM Soil Classifications
  • Proctor
  • Hydraulic Conductivity (Permeability)
  • Atterberg Limits (Liquid and Plastic Limits)
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Field Moisture
  • Specific Gravity, Soil
  • Hydrometer
  • Percent Passing #200 Sieve
  • Manual Borings
  • Soil Borings/Sampling
  • Monitoring Well Installations


Detention Pond Brochure:

We have encapsulated some of the above information in a handy brochure that you can read at your leisure.  Please click on the link below.

RVT's Detention Pond Services Brochure


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