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  • New Storm Water Chamber Introduced

    The new StormTech® chamber developed to contain and control storm water runoff in an underground system is now available from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS). The StormTech MC-4500™ chamber is designed in accordance with AASHTO and ASTM design standards, making it a qualified choice for use in commercial and municipal projects. Manufactured using ...

  • FastMap mobile drainage network surveyor system

    Trimble’s UK distributor, KOREC, has announced the launch of the Trimble FastMap Mobile Drainage Network Surveyor system, a high-accuracy mapping solution developed by the Trimble Professional Services group. The system offers industry-specific functionality for highways and drainage contactors working in the UK on behalf of the Highways Agency or utility water companies. The new ...

  • ADS Announces Addition of New StormTech Chamber

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS) today announced that it has added a low-profile, high strength chamber to its StormTech product line. The StormTech SC-160LP Chamber is 12-inches tall with an installed volume of 15 cubic feet of water for underground infiltration and detention systems. The new unit requires 14 inches of total cover to carry AASHTO HS-20 live loads, which reduces ...

  • First Trial of Non-Entry Inspection Chambers in Adoptable Sewers

    A joint partnership between Wavin Plastics, Yorkshire Water and Miller Homes has resulted in the first UK trial of non-entry inspection chambers in adoptable sewers on a new development in the Leeds area. The site, Allerton Bywater Millennium Village, which is one of seven English Partnership Millennium Communities, has been designed according to Planning Policy Guidance 3 (PPG3) principles. ...


  • New OSMA Tegra 600 – Non-Entry Inspection Chamber Offers Easy Access for Pipework Inspection

    Wavin Plastics is launching the new OSMA Tegra 600 to provide easy installation, inspection and maintenance to non-adoptable domestic and commercial drainage systems. This innovative non-entry inspection chamber is a much safer and cost-effective alternative to traditional concrete ring manholes during installation and occupation. Tegra 600 is constructed from strong polypropylene. It is much ...


  • New Osma Tegra 600 – Non-Entry Inspection Chamber Gets Seal of Approval

    Wavin Plastics’ innovative OSMA Tegra 600 non-entry inspection chamber has passed rigorous industry tests to achieve a certificate of approval from the BBA (British Board of Agrément).   ...


  • First Uk Trial Of Non-Entry Inspection Chambers In Adoptable Sewers Demonstrated On Dvd

    Following the successful trial of non-entry inspection chambers in adoptable sewers on a new housing development, Wavin Plastics has produced a DVD to showcase their successful project and encourage other water companies and house builders to adopt this new and innovative approach to drainage. The video shows how this pioneering new product has benefited a brand new community in Leeds, following ...


  • Wavin Plastics on show in BBC drama

    Wavin Plastics, the UK’s leading provider of water management solutions, has a supporting role in a new BBC drama. A range of the company’s products have been supplied to the set of True Dare Kiss, which started on BBC 1 last week. Wavin’s award winning sustainable urban drainage systems AquaCell and AquaCell Lite were both supplied as props, along with the company’s pervious paving system ...


  • Hidrostank successful participation in Pollutec 2012

    Hidrostank was present at the POLLUTEC 2012 held in LYON at the end of last year From 27 to 30 November Pollutec had more than 60,000 visitors, 13% of international visitors belonging to 105 countries, who were interested in a wide range of products and services for the prevention and treatment of all types of pollution and conservation. HIDROSTANK presents its wide range of products ...


    By Hidrostank SL

  • 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 ...


  • Tension Creep Testing in Geomembranes

    Creep, the tendency of materials to deform over time due to applied stresses, has been a focus of the geosynthetics industry since testing first began more than 25 years ago. Creep testing methods have evolved, but the accurate assessment of tension creep (along with transmissivity) remains essential to the product evaluations of organizations considering geomembrane/geocomposite drainage ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • Tensar Wall and Slope Technology Speeds Brownfield Housing Site Start

    Tensar Technology is playing its part in the award winning transformation of a Brownfield site in County Durham. 250 new Yuill homes will soon stand on the former Elddis Caravan manufacturing and colliery site outside of Consett. Tensar’s rapid, cost-effective and environmentally sound technology has facilitated progress of the ongoing £3 million project. As an essential partner in the early ...


    By Tensar International

  • Hired Camera for Safe Underground Inspections

    Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, reducing the risk of injury and use of confined space personnel. Gordon Mills from Free Drains contacted the rental specialists when he needed to carry out a special examination of two large storage tanks ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • ADS Jim Goddard Named TRB Emeritus Member

    James Goddard, who recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) as the company's Chief Engineer, was named Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction. The announcement was made during the TRB's 91st annual meeting held in January 2012. Goddard received the honor for his years of service to ...

  • Applications and Operations of Sanitary Ball Valves

    Sanitary ball valves are designed to control product transmission. They are mainly used in chemical pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries. The entire bore design of chamber valves does not result in fluid resistance. This means that the use of ball valves is ideal in operations involving viscous fluids or fluids that contain particulates. In the operation of QF5 sanitary valves, a ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • 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

  • CPV helps complete Robert Wiseman Dairies new state-of-the-art dairy

    Since construction began in 2006, Robert Wiseman Dairies has just completed its state-of-the-art dairy in Bridgwater, Somerset.The company’s latest dairy is capable of processing 500 million litres of milk a year for distribution to Wales, the South-West of England and even the Midlands. This huge facility’s completion - responsible for the production of both organic and conventionally produced ...


    By CPV Ltd

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • Biogenie’s Guaranteed Solution Revives a $15 M Investment Project

    LACHENAIE, November 26, 2003 – Biogenie, a firm specializing in site remediation, has been awarded a $3 M contract for the remediation of a brownfield site in the City of Laval on which the largest soccer complex in Canada will be built. To carry out this $15M investment project, Complexe Multisports, a non-profit organization recognized by the City of Laval, chose Biogenie’s proposed remedial ...

  • Construction Defect Litigation on the Rise

    The building science consultants from EC2 provide consulting and inspecting services for cases involving construction defect claims across Illinois and the Midwest.   Housing and construction defect cases typically involve homeowners or commercial property owners making claims against builders, engineers, architects and contractors.  These cases also commonly involve attorneys and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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