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  • Drainage System Media

    A new ASTM International standard provides information and guidelines for the selection and installation of drainage systems media that are used with waterproofing systems. D7492/D7492M, Guide for Use of Drainage System Media with Waterproofing Systems, was developed by Subcommittee D08.22 on Waterproofing and Dampproofing Systems, part of ASTM ...


    By ASTM International

  • Condensate Boiler Drainage Problem Solved

    Wavin Plastics launches versatile range of condensate boiler fittings Wavin Plastics has launched a range of condensate boiler fittings that solve the problem of connecting condensate drainage to the waste system without breaking OSMA specification. The new fittings provide complete flexibility for the installer to choose how the condensate is drained away. Wavin’s new range of fittings ...


  • Xylem awarded contract for Beijing drainage pumping project

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has been awarded a $2.9 million contract from the Beijing Drainage Group (BDG) to install Xylem’s Flygt® pumps in 19 pumping stations in downtown Beijing. The new Flygt submersible centrifugal sewage pumps will improve the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Xylem awarded contract for Beijing drainage pumping project

    Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today that it has been awarded a $2.9 million contract from the Beijing Drainage Group (BDG) to install Xylem’s Flygt® pumps in 19 pumping stations in downtown Beijing. The new Flygt submersible centrifugal sewage pumps will improve the ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system The pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • New Wavin AquaGrid paving system: the pervious alternative to hard surface drainage

    Wavin Plastics has launched the OSMA AquaGrid pervious paving system to offer a new way to manage rain and surface water drainage. Continuing residential and commercial development means more hard-standing impermeable surfaces, less ground where natural drainage is still possible and more pressure on man-made drainage. The AquaGrid is an easily installed alternative to hard impermeable ...


  • Greening government buildings - leading by example

    From airport terminals in rural Canada, sky-high green roofs, to state-of-the-art buildings in urban centres, the Government of Canada is leading the way when it comes to sustainable building design. All over the country, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is finding innovative ways to green government operations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Abengoa will build a new port terminal in Uruguay

    The contract exceeds $93 million. The development of engineering will begin in the fourth quarter of 2015. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been awarded the construction of the new port terminal located in Capurro, Montevideo. This project aims at ...


    By Abengoa

  • Xylem wins $2.7 million contract to develop storm water drainage system for New Jersey coastline

    Xylem Inc. has been awarded a $2.7 million contract to supply the equipment and technology for a storm water drainage system to protect against future storm damage along Route 35 on the New Jersey coastline. The new drainage solution is a key part of a $265 million reconstruction program being implemented ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • CH2M HILL, Founding Sponsor for Third Annual Singapore International Water Week, Shares Water, Wastewater, Drainage and Sustainability Expertise

    SIWW, Singapore, June 28, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - CH2M HILL, a global full service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm announces that it will share its technical expertise and projects during the Singapore International Water Week from June 28 to July 2, as the founding sponsor.More than 12,000 water professionals and elected officials from around the globe will address ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Box-welded liners for Koi pond builds

    Box-welded liners are synonymous with Koi pond construction and formal garden landscape designs. They are the ideal choice for vertical sided ponds typically of circular, rectangular or square shape. Bespoke box-welded liners are also possible such as for rectangular designs incorporating a mid-circular shape. ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • EPA, Partners Mark Completion of Expanded Roadway and Drainage Ditch at the Kerr-McGee Superfund Site in Columbus, Miss.

    Today, representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined state and local partners to mark the successful completion of the 14th Avenue Ditch Improvement Project (DIP) at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Columbus, Miss. The project resulted from the close collaboration among federal, state and local stakeholders, including the Greenfield Environmental Multistate Trust ...

  • AWAS builds dewatering system for the new airport Sotchi / Russia

    AWAS received the order for building the drainage and separation system of the new Airport Sotchi in Russia. The airport decided in favour of the AWAS Galaxie separation technology and the AWAS airport online process ...


    By AWAS International GmbH

  • ASTM E2128 - 12 Standard Guide for Evaluating Water Leakage of Building Walls

    This guide is intended to provide building professionals with a comprehensive methodology for evaluating water leakage through walls. It addresses the performance expectations and service history of a wall, the various components of a wall, and the interaction between these components and adjacent construction. It is not intended as a ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tensartech embankments build solid base for business park sustainability

    Prominent landscape features for Nottingham’s new high sustainability Castle College Technology Park and Number 1 Science and Technology Park are the surrounding green embankments. By using a Tensartech earth retaining solution from Tensar International, construction company Morgan Ashurst was able to realise the architect’s design over very weak ground as well as provide the most cost-effective ...


    By Tensar International

  • U.S. EPA’s Regional Administrator honors new “green” AS-EPA office building

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld met with the staff of American Samoa EPA and recognized their significant achievement in the construction of AS-EPA’s new “green” office building, beginning a visit that will include participating in the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force meetings being held in American Samoa. “The American Samoa EPA has ...

  • BioteQ`s Joint Venture to Build and Operate New Water Treatment Plant in China

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX: BQE), a leader in the treatment of industrial wastewater, together with joint venture partner Jiangxi Copper Company (JCC), the largest copper mining company in China, have committed CDN$3.2 million to build an additional water treatment plant at the Dexing Mine site, located in south-eastern China. The joint venture partners will share equally in the ...

  • ADS Announces 54th Manufacturing Plant

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced today that it will open a new manufacturing plant in Clifford, Michigan to meet the growing demand for the company's corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The plant is expected to be in operation during the second calendar quarter of 2012. This will be ADS' second pipe production facility in Michigan, complementing the existing plant ...

  • Plan for less water down drain warns UK environment agency report

    Drainage design standards should be reviewed and guidance developed for retrofitting water efficient fixtures and fittings to ensure sewerage systems can work with less water, says the just-released Environment Agency report ‘Less Water To Waste’. The joint investigation by scientists and water experts examined concerns that increasing water efficiency in the home and office could result in bad ...

  • Wavin Offers Expert Help and Advice on Part H

    Following the success of its Part H seminars last year, Wavin Plastics will again be hosting a series of short lunchtime seminars to educate subcontractors, construction companies and specifiers about Part H of the Building Regulations throughout 2006. The seminars will cover a wide variety of subject areas relating to Part H and in particular how the regulations promote sustainable urban ...


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