Ground disturbance definition

Ground disturbance means any activity that disturbs or compacts the ground.

Examples of Ground disturbance in a sentence

  • Ground disturbance can reveal significant fossils that would otherwise remain buried and unavailable for scientific study.

  • Ground disturbance from machinery use shall not exceed 15% on each acre and berms, ruts and other operator caused ground disturbance will be smoothed out to original contours before leaving the immediate work area.

  • Ground disturbance can uncover and damage archaeological and historical remains.

  • Ground disturbance is defined by the Tribal Representatives from the Gabrieleño Band of Mission Indians, Kizh Nation as activities that include, but are not limited to, pavement removal, pot-holing or auguring, boring, grading, excavation, and trenching, within the project area.

  • Ground disturbance (grading) would be required for the installation of the top and bottom terminals.


More Definitions of Ground disturbance

Ground disturbance means any excavation of 50 cubic yards or more.
Ground disturbance means any w ork, operation or activity on or under the existing surface resulting in a
Ground disturbance means a ground disturbance is defined as any work, operation or activity that results in a disturbance of the earth to a depth of 30cm or more.
Ground disturbance means a ground disturbance is defined as any work, operation, or activity that results in a disturbance of the earth to a depth of 30cm or more, or that results in a reduction of the initial installation cover over a pipeline. The term 'ground disturbance' has been adopted by industry to replace 'excavation' since there are many activities other than excavation that disturb the ground. Some types of buried facilities, other than pipelines, may not have 30cm of cover; hence it would be prudent to consider any disturbance of the ground, regardless of depth, as a ground disturbance.