vehicle drainage system Articles

  • ACO drainage channels form an extensive sustainable drainage system at refurbished M5 services

    At the refurbished Michaelwood Services on the M5, engineers have been able to combine the benefits of different high performance ACO Water Management drainage channels to complete an extensive sustainable drainage scheme that adds some striking visual features to the new parking areas. Installed at the services on both sides of the carriageway, the drainage systems use ACO products that provide ...


    By ACO Group

  • 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

  • Dons drainage is pitch-perfect stadiummk benefits from versatility of ACO channel drainage

    Developers of stadiummk, home to Milton Keynes Dons FC, have been able to take advantage of ACO Water Management's versatile range of channel drainage systems to create a fully integrated, high performance drainage network covering a host of diverse applications across the complex. Managing run-off from the pitch, the hotel entrance and the stadium car park - together with its fitness centre and ...


    By ACO Group

  • ACO drainage plays its part in famous theatre town regeneration

    Managing the surface water across the £127million redevelopment of Stratford-upon-Avon's waterfront - an area that includes the famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre - is an integrated drainage scheme created using ACO Water Management's versatile ACO MultiDrain™ MD. By using different channel widths, depths and inlet configurations of the same system, designers have been able to ensure ...


    By ACO Group

  • Dos And Don’ts Of A Car Pressure Wash System

    A car pressure washer, as its name suggests, is used for detailing cars, trucks, and most of the other automobiles. These are pressure wash machines, capable of cleaning automobile exteriors without damaging the surface. These machines wash away dirt and impurities stuck on the surface with high pressure. The efficiency of these machines is never in question. A car pressure washer is capable of ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • ACO Water management systems play key SUDS role at new brick works

    Mansfield Brick's new £10 million manufacturing facility in Nottinghamshire has used a wide range of ACO Water Management products to complete a self-contained SUDS system that imposes no additional load on the main sewer network. Designed to withstand heavy plant and vehicle traffic as well as potentially high levels of debris carried in the surface water run-off, the system provides ...


    By ACO Group

  • 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

  • Beach front stabilization and tidal erosion control (Gulf Coast, Mississippi, USA)

    Background: The City of Ocean Springs is located on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi and a recently constructed beach-side sidewalk is a popular place for residents to walk. During rainstorms throughout the year and high tides, the water would wash away the sand next to the sidewalk, leaving a large drop-off to the beach. Technical Information: ...


  • Does Your Mobile Car Wash Equipment Have the Right Flow?

    When looking for the right kind of mobile car wash equipment, most people look for units that are effective and convenient. Mobile units can make it easy to navigate around different-sized vehicles as well as clean those hard-to-reach areas. When you need to take the detailing job to a client’s residence, a mobile unit is a practical option. Naturally, optimum cleaning efficiency is also a ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Beach front stabilization and tidal erosion control (Gulf Coast, Mississippi, USA) case study

    Background: The City of Ocean Springs is located on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi and a recently constructed beach-side sidewalk is a popular place for residents to walk. During rainstorms throughout the year and high tides, the water would wash away the sand next to the sidewalk, leaving a large drop-off to the beach. Technical Information: ...

  • 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

  • ACO KerbDrain provides single solution for ambitious city centre transport improvement scheme

    The adaptability and design versatility of ACO Water Management's award-winning combined drainage and kerb system, ACO KerbDrain, has been fully utilised by Derby City Council in realising its ambitious 'Connecting Derby' city centre transport improvement scheme. A mix of new road, and existing highway refurbishment, the requirements of the diverse drainage environments across the project have ...


    By ACO Group

  • Car Pressure Washer and Steam Cleaner for Complete Auto Detailing

    A car pressure washer is the ideal cleaning machine for exterior detailing jobs. Power washers with pressure levels of 1500 psi or less and water flow rate of 0.5 GPM clean effectively without wasting water or causing any damage to the vehicle body. These units also come with steam temperatures of 250°F for extra cleaning power. Pressure washing machines are also versatile and clean various ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Fleet Auto Detailing Become Easy with Mobile Car Wash Equipment

    When it comes to professional auto detailing, handling vehicles one at a time can be challenging enough. Whether it’s cleaning RVs, family cars, or heavy vehicles, each one has its own unique cleaning needs and challenges. Fleet maintenance and cleaning is something that can be extremely challenging as well. When dealing with a fleet of vehicles, it’s important the job be completed ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • What Is Special About Car Pressure Washers?

    Car pressure washers are different than other machines. These are not like other pressure wash systems. The vehicle surfaces are delicate, so pressure cleaner systems with a specific pressure level are used for the cleaning purpose.  Why car pressure washers are special? The surfaces of automobiles vary a great deal in hardness and make. The external body is made of metals ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • 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.

  • ACO KerbDrain helps meet the demanding performance specifications at Hindhead Tunnel, Surrey

    Constructing a road tunnel under the sensitive environment of the Devil's Punchbowl in Surrey has been a major engineering achievement. It has required every element of the project to meet not only the demanding highway performance specifications but also the absolute need to protect and preserve a unique ecological area. The tunnel's carriageway drainage system is no exception. The improvement ...


    By ACO Group

  • Water treatment in Brazil

    The challenge Many factories in Brazil do not dispose their sewerage in a professional way. Only big enterprises use facilities to treat their industrial waste water, whereas numerous small and medium-sized enterprises convey their sewerage flow into rivers and brooks or pit drainages. This results in a significant environmental burden and endangers the health of the population. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Ohio slope erosion, Cleveland, Ohio

    Every day, over 100,000 vehicles drive on I-480, a six lane Interstate highway around Cleveland, Ohio. To improve the appearance and correct some heavily eroded areas, the Ohio Department of Transportation decided to landscape 3.5 miles (5.6 km) of both cut and fill slopes on the north side of I-480. Their plans called for regrading, draining, and planting trees, shrubs and various plants. ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Relining with corrugated steel pipe, Mississauga, ON

    Owner: Ministry of Transportation, Ontario Consultant: Morrison Hershfield Contractor: Underground Services Limited Location: Mississauga, Ontario With over 320,000 vehicles per day the intersection of Highways 401, 403 and 410 in Mississauga, Ontario, is one of the busiest in North America. At the same location can be ...


    By Armtec

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