building drainage system Articles

  • Up-scaling sanitation provision using mixed design methodologies and failure risk assessment: a case study of Marikuppam, India

    Simplified sewerage provides an improved alternative to single user on-site options in peri-urban areas in India, and contributes to the aim of reducing the need for human handling of waste (manual scavenging), and the Government's goal of making India open defecation free by 2019. This research develops a mixed methodologies approach to design, optimise and assess failure risk for a proposed ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The sustainable management of surface water at the building scale: preliminary results of case studies in the UK and Spain

    This paper reviews the devices suitable for building scale application and then outlines three case studies, two from Coventry, UK and one from Valencia, Spain. The first assesses the potential to retrofit an extensive green roof to the Frederick Lanchester Library, Coventry University. Costings are given, the structural strength of the building is investigated and various benefits of its ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Rain water meets thermal water – Drainage system in wellness-oasis

    The new “Kristall swim and health spa” in Ludwigsfelde is going to be the “finest spa resort” in Europe, the investor believes. On 4 November 2005, only five months after laying the foundation, the work was finished. The celebration crown was mounted on top of the wooden frame for the transparent dome roof, under which visitors will enjoy Mediterranean wellness delights. 300,000 visitors are ...


    By INTEWA GmbH

  • No more transportation costs with MB Crusher

    Executing 20km of Concrete Road under PMJSY in Madhya Pradesh Crushing on site provides lower cost and greater efficiency. In fact, crusher and screening buckets attached to excavators and other earthmoving equipment allow materials to be processed for reuse, right where they are being extracted. Crushed by-products may be either used as on-site aggregates or sold profitably to other ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Holiday centre benefits from biological expertise case study

    Center Parcs Goes “Greener” With Cleveland Biotech Woodland, water and a natural healthy environment are the essential elements of any Center Parcs venue and the company is rightly very proud of its ISO14001 status. It is continually working to improve the energy, water, and waste efficiency of its buildings and it is with regard to this last aspect, waste, that it has formed ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Holiday centre benefits from biological expertise case study

    Center Parcs Goes “Greener” With Cleveland Biotech Woodland, water and a natural healthy environment are the essential elements of any Center Parcs venue and the company is rightly very proud of its ISO14001 status. It is continually working to improve the energy, water, and waste efficiency of its buildings and it is with regard to this last aspect, waste, that it has formed ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Combination of bespoke and standard ACO surface water drainage systems

    A series of unique, high performance channel drainage systems designed and manufactured by ACO Technic, the bespoke product development division of water management specialist ACO Technologies, has been installed across Heathrow's award winning Terminal Five. As well as helping to overcome some significant challenges posed by the site's design, the systems have played a key role in creating some ...


    By ACO Group

  • Flooding of lowland peatlands in Southeast Asia

    Vast lowland areas of Southeast Asia will be frequently and irreversibly flooded before the end of the century unless action is taken to stop the destruction of peatlands. A radical change in land-use is needed. In particular the palm oil and pulp wood sectors must stop developing new plantations on peat and plan to phase-out existing drainage-based plantations before they are flooded. If no ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Kijlstra precast units speed up Kingsnorth development

    Pre-cast concrete headwalls by specialist drainage manufacturer Kijlstra have helped civil engineering contractor Volker Fitzpatrick minimise costs and reduce construction times on a business park development in Kent. The Kingsnorth Commercial Park, a 115 acre greenfield site on the Isle of Grain, is being developed by property firm Goodman to provide up to 2 million sq ft of industrial and ...


    By Kijlstra Precast Ltd.

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