prEN 13968

Flexible sheets for waterproofing - Geomembranes - Definitions and characteristics

General information

40.60 Close of voting   Jan 27, 2001


CEN/TC 254 Flexible sheets for waterproofing

European Norm


This European Standard specifies the relevant characteristics and corresponding test methods for factory made geomembranes, used as a fluid or vapour barrier in civil engineering or environmental applications, e.g. reservoirs, dams, canals, tunnels, underground structures, storage and disposal sites for liquid or solid waste. NOTE: This standard should be used in conjunction with prEN 13361, 13362, 13491, 13492 and 13493, which specify the relevant characteristics per type of application. This standard covers all types of geomembranes: thermoplastic or elastomeric sheets, bituminous sheets, geosynthetic clay liners.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

Life cycle


prEN 13968
40.60 Close of voting
Jan 27, 2001