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  • ASTM C1675 - 11 standard practice for installation of precast reinforced concrete monolithic box sections for Culverts, Storm Drains, and Sewers

    This practice is useful as a reference by an owner and the owner’s engineer in preparing project specifications. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice covers the installation of precast reinforced concrete box sections cast monolithically and intended to be used for the conveyance of storm water, industrial wastes and sewage, and for passageways. 1.2 The ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C14 - 11 standard specification for nonreinforced concrete sewer, storm drain, and culvert pipe

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe intended to be used for the conveyance of sewage, industrial wastes, storm water, and for the construction of culverts. Pipe manufactured according to this specification shall be of three classes of nonreinforced concrete pipe identified as Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3. These pipes shall conform to the strength requirements given in this ...


    By ASTM International

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • Slick sleuth ACSA jet fuel pollution solution spill detection for Tambo Intl. Airport

    Jet fuel flowing down the twin storm-water culverts will be detected by two Slick Sleuth oil-spill detection monitors installed at the point just before the storm-water culverts enter the spillage trap. These monitors will trigger an alarm. When alerted the Slcik Sleuth oil-spill detection monitors will close the spillage trap. According to InterOceans Systems, manufacturers of the Slick Sleuth ...


    By InterOcean Systems LLC

  • Hydro International Signs New Distributorship Agreement in Midwest and South Regions

    Thompson Culvert Co. to Sell Hydro Stormwater Control Solutions in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Kansas PORTLAND, Maine – Dec. 19, 2007 — Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced an agreement with Thompson ...


  • 3D levee intersection analysis

    Levee analysis is becoming an increasingly important topic as the infrastructure ages. Many sections are in need of re-engineering improvements as consideration is given to their replacement. Concepts utilized in their original design are being re-examined. Many of these structures were designed 20 to 50 years ago, and the tools utilized in such analysis have changed significantly. Our ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • $190M for Bangladesh to fund recovery from floods and cyclone

    The Asian Development Bank and its development partners are providing more than $190 million in assistance to help Bangladesh recover from the destruction wrought by the floods and cyclone that devastated the country in 2007. ADB is extending a loan of $120 million equivalent and a $200,000 technical assistance grant to the Emergency Disaster Damage Rehabilitation Project. The Japan Bank for ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Plans afoot to restore Housatonic River after PCB damage

    The state of Connecticut is proposing to modify two dams to provide unobstructed passage for fish in the Blackberry River. A bypass channel would be created around Lower Pond Dam and an unnamed adjacent dam would be breached. The proposed project could improve habitat for Burbot, a state-listed endangered species, and provide high, sustainable ecological and recreational benefits when ...

  • Sinorock consistently meets our customers needs

    Sinorock has been providing the finest rock bolt products and services in the geotechnical anchor engineering.We manufacture and galvanize rock bolts with variety diameters.We stock standard construction rock bolt, nuts, and other accessories both domestic and imported. The rock bolt system of Sinorock is involved in many areas of the construction field. A few examples of our specialties include ...


    By sinorock

  • ISIS by Halcrow – it`s just got faster!

    ISIS, one of the leading software packages for river modelling, now boasts significant increases in the speed of model run times. ISIS is used throughout the world on flood forecasting, flood alleviation scheme designs, flood risk mapping, flood risk assessments and catchment management planning projects. It provides engineers and managers with a set of flexible and cost effective tools so that ...


  • Tensar Solutions Assist Environmentally Sensitive Link Road Scheme

    As part of the £8 million Blackbrook Diversion scheme for the A58 near St Helens, planners routed the new 1.3 km single carriageway through an environmentally sensitive area with very poor and diverse ground ...

  • Abseiling & roped access used for bird control and so much more

    Here at Eco Environmental we regularly have to utilise abseiling and rope access to install our bird control netting on buildings. It can provide a cost efficient alternative to expensive scaffolding. These methods can also be used when traditional forms of access such as scaffolding and mobile hoists are prohibited or ...

  • Wallingford Software releases Version 7.0 of InfoWorks

    Wallingford Software announces today the release of Version 7.0 of InfoWorks, the leading software for modeling infrastructure planning and operational management in water distribution and supply, wastewater management and sewerage provision, river management and coastal engineering. Version 7.0, released as scheduled, is the second new InfoWorks release of 2005, confirming that Wallingford ...


    By Innovyze

  • Harbour water quality improvements

    Cleaning up our stormwater is now the focus of efforts to further improve the water quality in the harbour and around Wellington's coast. We are already seeing the benefits of investing hundreds of millions of dollars in our sewerage and stormwater systems. Contamination levels in the harbour and around the South Coast have been dramatically reduced over the past 15 years. For example, in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Settlement will help expedite cleanup for walpole, mass. superfund site (MA)

    A $13 million work settlement has been reached between four parties and the United States to expedite cleanup of the contaminated Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass. The parties involved in the settlement include W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn., a former owner and operator of the site; Tyco Healthcare Group, also former owner and operator; as well as BIM Investment Corp. ...

  • Oil Pipeline Spills about 21K Gallons off California Coast

    A broken pipeline spilled 21,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean before it was shut off Tuesday, creating a slick stretching about 4 miles along the central California coastline, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Authorities responding to reports of a foul smell near Refugio State Beach ...


    By Associated Press

  • Settlement reached to expedite cleanup for walpole, mass. superfund site (MA)

    A $13 million settlement has been reached between four parties and the United States to expedite cleanup of the contaminated Blackburn and Union Privileges Superfund Site in Walpole, Mass., the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The parties involved in the settlement include W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn., a former owner and operator of the site; Tyco ...

  • New Life for Contaminated Land in Croydon UK

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat are currently undertaking the installation of a Soil Mixed Reactive Barrier System (SMRBS) at a former coal gasification site in Croydon UK for Barratt (Kent) in what will form a forward thinking and exciting new site 5.3ha combined Commercial and Residential property project. Working alongside Piling Contractor Miller Piling and Consultant ...


  • ASTM C857 - 12a Standard Practice for Minimum Structural Design Loading for Underground Precast Concrete Utility Structures

    This practice is intended to standardize the minimum structural design loading for underground precast concrete utility structures. The user shall verify the anticipated field conditions and requirements with design loads greater than those specified in this standard. 1. Scope 1.1 This practice describes the minimum live loads and dead loads to be applied ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA orders restoration of West Bridger Creek

    (Denver, Colo.) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Bob and Traci Burleson and Wayne Herling to restore a 1,500-foot segment of West Bridger Creek in Sweet Grass County, Mont., after damaging it in violation of the Clean Water Act. The order cites significant damage to West Bridger Creek in violation of the federal CWA which prohibits the discharge of a pollutant unless ...

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