Reinforced concrete deterioration caused by contaminated construction water: An overview

  title={Reinforced concrete deterioration caused by contaminated construction water: An overview},
  author={P. Awoyera and A. Adesina and O. Olalusi and A. Viloria},
  journal={Engineering Failure Analysis},
Abstract Over the years, there were cases of building failures in most developing countries of the world that have led to the loss of lives and property. Yet, most investigations conducted on the causes of building failures have suggested poor design, inadequate supervision, and the use of inferior materials as the factors responsible for the failures. However, not so much emphasis has been placed on concrete mixing water as a contributing factor to the failures. Therefore, this review… Expand

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