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(7) Soil enhancement with sodium silicate

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  • The outflow of groundwater into the sea is reduced by enhancing the soil with sodium silicate on the sea shore on the seaward side of the buildings and by pumping up groundwater (in the areas between Units 1 and 2 and between Units 2 and 3).

Full view of frozen soil impermeable walls

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