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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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Vegetative Roof Systems

    A new ASTM International standard will aid in the selection of lightweight aggregate best suited for use in the design and construction of vegetative roof systems. E2788, Specification for Use of Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate (ESCS) as a Mineral Component in the Growing Media and Drainage Layer for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems, was ...


    By ASTM International

  • TRUE ZERO-DISCHARGE POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS

    Untitled Document In the spring of 1989, Beale Air Force Base (AFB), California, was issued a Cease and Desist Order from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (CRWQCB) to halt all ...


    By HF Pure Water

  • GF Piping Systems Presents Non-Corroding and Environmentally Friendly Solutions

    GF Piping Systems’ plastic piping provides better efficiency and lower weight compared to traditional piping materials. Thermoplastic plastic piping represents an environmental friendly solution thanks to a carbon footprint that is 5 times lower than metal. Applications such as Inert Gas Cleaning (Scrubbing), Advanced Water Treatment, Ballast Water Management, Laundries supply and drainage, ...


    By GF Piping Systems

  • Klargester launches new Attenuation Systems and 24hr Storage Pump Stations

    Leading manufacturer, Klargester, has launched a new range of Stormwater attenuation tanks and a range of high capacity pumping systems, both designed to complement its existing series of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS) products. Stormwater run-off and an increased risk of flooding is becoming a huge challenge for developers. In addition to increased rainfall and rising sea levels ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Sssshhhhhh…..Silence please! Wavin Plastics launches low noise push-fit system piping

    Daily flushing of internal drainage is unavoidable but silence is golden, especially in flats and apartments.  With the move towards high-rise flats and tall soil stacks, Wavin Plastics understands that noise can transmit to adjacent room space and is launching a new system that provides for a quieter life. OSMA SiTech - the new low noise push-fit soil system - now available from Wavin ...


  • APWA Commends House of Representatives’ Passing the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act

    The American Public Works Association (APWA) commends the House of Representatives for passing S.611, the Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Assistance Act. This legislation reauthorizes the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Technical Assistance Program, which helps small and rural communities comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act. The House bill would authorize $15 million ...

  • Boston Water & Sewer Commission Uses MIKE URBAN for Improving Collection System Infrastructure

    The Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) was created to maintain and improve the long-term quality and reliability of water and sewer services in the City of Boston. Today, BWSC’s primary goals are cost control, efficient delivery of service and environmental protection. BWSC owns and operates a system for the collection and transport of wastewater and storm drainage in the City of ...


  • Registration and technical program announced for 2012 Asia Pacific water and sewer systems modelling conference

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today announced the technical program and registration for the fifth annual Asia Pacific Water and Sewer Systems Modeling Conference. The premier event, widely considered to be the most comprehensive and significant water and wastewater infrastructure modeling, design and management ...


    By Innovyze

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