Concrete Foundation Reports

August 31, 2016  – The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection hired a consultant to conduct a scientific investigation into the cause of the crumbling concrete home foundations in northeastern Connecticut.  The report confirms the conclusion that the mineral pyrrhotite is a necessary contributing factor in the deterioration of the concrete.

Authors of the report, Kay Willie, Associate Professor and Rui Zhong, Postdoctoral Researcher; University of Connecticut Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.   Concrete Foundation Report

NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters Continuing Coverage of the Crumbling Foundations

November 30, 2016 CRCOG Presentation, authored by Pauline Yoder

February 15, 2018 NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters Coverage (Tax loss report)

February 28, 2018 CRCOG Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

March 5, 2018 CRCOG – Map of Affected Towns  (Compiled by CRCOG from Town Assessors, Department of Housing, Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, and the Connecticut Insurance Department)

March 9, 2018 State Expanding Eligibility for Reimbursement of Testing for Crumbling Foundations (NBC Troubleshooters report)

March 31, 2018 CRCOG Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)