surface drainage technology Articles

  • 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

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Floor Cleaning Machines for Hard Surfaces in Commercial Areas

    Floor cleaning machines for commercial applications must have ruggedness and versatility to handle cleaning operations for longer durations. The large number of choices available makes the task of choosing the right machine extremely challenging. It is important to understand that not all machines are ideal for all surfaces and in all environments. Pressure Washers Hard surface ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • MVC technology to recover oil from SAGD facility

    The Facility The SAGD Facility is called “Orion” and consists of 4 major processes: Steam Generation, Injection/Recovery Wells, Deoiling and Water Purification, for recovery of oil. The Players Aquatech will be working alongside Shell Canada (formerly BlackRock Ventures), the developer and IMV Projects, the integration engineers. ...

  • Geotube Dewatering Technology For Lagoon Cleanout At Poultry Processing Plant - Case Study

    THE CHALLENGE: In 2006, one of Mexico's largest poultry processing plants was experiencing high levels of BOD discharge into the local river because their two sludge lagoons were full sludge with a high percentage of solids. The plant was expanding operations and had no place to store the additional sludge that would be generated or any onsite means of removal and dewatering. The problem ...

  • Urban pluvial flooding in Jakarta: applying state-of-the-art technology in a data scarce environment

    Available data relating to major pluvial flooding events in Jakarta, Indonesia were used to investigate the suitability of two different levels of sophistication in urban modelling tools for modelling these events. InfoWorks CS v9.0 was employed to build 1D and 1D/2D models of a 541 ha area of inner city Ciliwung River catchment which has a history of being particularly badly affected by flooding ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Geotube Dewatering Technology Solves Lagoon Cleanout for Mexico’s Largest Chicken Processing Plant - Case Study

    Mexico's largest chicken processing plant was experiencing high levels of BOD discharge into the local river because their two sludge lagoons were full of high percentage solids sludge. The plant was expanding operations and had no place to store the additional sludge that would be generated, nor did it have any onsite means of removal and dewatering. The problem was compounded because the excess ...

  • Sustainable wastewater separation treatment systems coupled with nutrient and water reducing greywater reuse technologies

    Nationally and internationally, pressure is increasing to introduce nutrient reducing, water conserving and recycling measures for sustainable residential and small community water/wastewater systems. Reports of inadequate water quality and quantity are being reported daily. Over the past thirty years the federal government and State of Alaska have invested over 4 billion dollars installing piped ...


    By Equaris Corporation

  • Goals Soccer Centre

    5-a-side football is recognised as one of the most popular and fastest growing sports activities and Goals Soccer Centres are leading the UK’s leisure industry in the provision of “next generation” soccer facilities The Goals Soccer Centre in Portsmouth, one of 38 first class centres developed by Goals throughout the UK, has eight “third generation” 5-a-side and two ...

  • Multi-objective optimisation of cost–benefit of urban flood management using a 1D2D coupled model

    This paper presents a multi-objective optimisation (MOO) tool for urban drainage management that is based on a 1D2D coupled model of SWMM5 (1D sub-surface flow model) and BreZo (2D surface flow model). This coupled model is linked with NSGA-II, which is an Evolutionary Algorithm-based optimiser. Previously the combination of a surface/sub-surface flow model and evolutionary optimisation has been ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Preventing rain water flooding case study

    SmartScan 50 helps preventing rain water flooding by providing an efficient level measurement solution in a pop. 1M city. The municipality has been struggling for years with heavy flooding of rain water during winter time that damaged large parts of the city and caused distress to its residents. As a result, a long drainage pipe was laid between the city's shore and the flooded parts. This huge ...

  • Four Tips to Use Pressure Washers for Auto Detailing

    Pressure washers are known for their capability to carry out difficult cleaning tasks on hard surfaces. These machines are used for outdoor cleaning jobs, such as cleaning parks, pavement, stadiums, and more, as well as industrial cleaning, such as heavy-duty industrial degreasing. However, pressure washing machines are flexible. For example, they can be used for auto detailing, too. ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • How to Use a Steam Cleaner for Grout Cleaning

    A steam cleaner is one of the most powerful machines used for hard surface cleaning. There are a variety of uses of steam cleaners in the arena of hard surface cleaning. Examples of their use range from simple concrete cleaning to hard wood cleaning. Steam cleaners clean using their high temperature output. The output, which often has a temperature in excess of 386°F, melts almost any kind ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Latest Features of Carpet Cleaning Machines

    Carpet cleaning machines are commonly used for cleaning soft surfaces such as carpets and upholstery. Pressure washers and steam cleaners have high output power, but are used for hard surfaces. Pressure washers draw power from their output pressure, while steam cleaners offer cleaning power through high output temperature. On the other hand, carpet cleaning machines have moderate pressure levels ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Modelling of percolation rate of stormwater from underground infiltration systems

    Underground or surface stormwater storage tank systems that enable the infiltration of water into the ground are basic elements used in Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS). So far, the design methods for such facilities have not taken into account the phenomenon of ground clogging during stormwater infiltration. Top layer sealing of the filter bed influences the infiltration rate of water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Using Permeable Eco-Paving to Achieve Improved Water Quality for Urban Pavements

    This paper describes the planning, design and construction of a permeable pavement as a practical demonstration of the benefits of eco-paving in Australian environmental management. The paper addresses the use of permeable pavements as part of a Water Sensitive Urban Design that allows infiltration of stormwater, reduction of pollutants and slow reticulation of the stormwater to an ecologically ...


    By Advanced Pavement Technology

  • What to See in A Grout Steam Cleaner?

    A grout steam cleaner helps clean tile and grout surfaces easier than manual cleaning methods. Modern vapor steamers are capable of cleaning baked-on stains, ground-in dirt, food droppings, coffee and wine spills, and more. Some of the modern machines can even sanitize the surface. These machines can get rid of the harmful microorganisms present on the surface. For getting the maximum utility out ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Knowing All About Mobile Car Wash Equipment

    Almost all cleaning machines can be used as car wash equipment. Steam cleaners, pressure washers, and carpet cleaners are used for car detailing. But, the irony is that none of these machines alone are capable of cleaning the entire vehicles. This fact leads to a peculiar situation. Most vehicle cleaning professionals make use of multiple types of car wash equipment. Most people make use of a ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • ACO’s comprehensive product range delivers value-engineered SUDS solution at new waste transfer station

    ACO Water Management's ability to supply products that cover every process required for sustainable drainage - Collect, Clean, Hold, Release - has delivered a comprehensive, value-engineered SUDS solution for J&J Stanley at its new waste transfer station in Newcastle upon Tyne. By working with a single team on the design of the entire system, the completed scheme - together with each ...


    By ACO Group

  • How to Overcome Common Challenges of Mobile Car Wash

    Most major auto detailing companies now offer mobile car wash. Cleaning workers take their equipment to the customer’s places and clean the vehicles then and there. This facility is of great convenience to the customers as it saves their time and energy. It is great for auto detailing companies as it provides chances of increasing their revenue. Yet, it is not so great for cleaning ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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