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  • The Basics of Drainage Media Design

    In undertaking drainage design for soil-based cover systems, it’s vital to consider not just the thickness of the soil cover but also the soil cover permeability and drainage layer transmissivity. Drainage layer transmissivity is related to water flow through cover soil due to rainfall precipitation less surface runoff, soil water storage, and to a lesser extent, evapotranspiration (surface ...


    By Agru America, Inc.

  • The Flottweg Decanter Centrifuge C2E – Top Product of the Month in September

    Prozesstechnik Online named a Top Product of the Month for the ninth time this year. In September, our Decanter C2E was the clear winner. This centrifuge is specially designed for sludge dewatering at small sewage treatment plants. Our C2E puts the know-how gained from our big environmental decanters into a compact package. This ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Timmons Group Awarded Annual Street and Drainage Design Contract for City of Richmond

    Timmons Group, an ENR 500 Design Firm and a leader in civil engineering and professional consulting services, was recently awarded an on-call engineering services contract by the City of Richmond, Virginia. “Timmons Group has been privileged to provide the City with professional services during the two previous terms of this contract. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to continue ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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

  • 2016 Drainage Engineers Conference

    October 21, 2016 Holiday Inn Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre 601 Scottsdale Dr On October 21st, Nilex will be attending the Drainage Engineers Conference in Guelph, Ontario. ...


    By Nilex

  • Advanced Drainage Systems Purchases FLEXSTORM

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired Inlet & Pipe Protection, Inc., manufacturer of FLEXSTORM® storm water inlet filters. The announcement was made today by both companies. The products will now be marketed under the ADS FLEXSTORM brand. ADS FLEXSTORM Inlet Filters provide a technological advantage to trap debris. The ADS FLEXSTORM adjustable design allows it to fit any ...

  • Drainage tunnels provide safe road crossings for wildlife

    Drainage tunnels running under roads can provide small animals with safe road crossings, mitigating habitat fragmentation, a new study has confirmed. The researchers suggest that the tunnel design can be further improved to aid animal movements, for example, by providing dry ledges to ensure the routes are still available in times of high rainfall. The expansion of road networks through rural ...

  • New Guide to Sustainable Drainage in the Urban Landscape

    A detailed and informative Guide to Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in the Urban Landscape has been published as part of the Engineering Nature’s Way initiative by Hydro International. The guide can be downloaded for free by visiting www.engineeringnaturesway.co.uk, the web-based knowledge resource for SuDS and flooding in the UK. It ...


    By Hydro International

  • 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.

  • Black & Veatch selected for Guangzhou drainage master plan study

    Guangzhou, China – Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, has been selected to provide specialty consultancy services on a Drainage Master Plan for the urban centre of Guangzhou City in Guangdong Province, China. “Black & Veatch has a strong reputation for providing innovative solutions on drainage projects in congested urban environments ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Drainage and flood agenda released for european water and flood modelling conference

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for wet infrastructure, today released the technical program for the Drainage and Flooding stream of the 2011 European Water and Flood Modelling Conference. The event, a comprehensive and significant wet infrastructure simulation and management technology summit, will be held September 20-21, 2011, at the ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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 ...


  • ASTM C118M - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage (Metric)

    This specification covers the specification for the nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients, and for use in drainage. The design, joint, and concrete mixture of the pipe is detailed. The acceptability of the pipe shall be determined by the results of the tests prescribed in this specification, such as ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM C118 - 11 standard specification for concrete pipe for irrigation or drainage

    This specification covers nonreinforced concrete pipe to be used for the conveyance of irrigation water with working pressures, including hydraulic transients and for use in drainage. The concrete shall consist of cementitious materials, minerals, aggregates, and water. Cement shall conform to the requirements for Portland cement or shall be Portland blast-furnace slag cement, or slag modified ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...


  • Associated Engineering uses MIKE URBAN to complete a complex dual drainage model for the City of Calgary to identify urban drainage problems and evaluate capital improvement alternatives

    The City of Calgary experienced significant flooding and overland flow during a severe thunderstorm on June 6, 2007. Significant damage occurred to 14th Street NW along a steep hill; sealed manholes failed causing extensive road damage and overland flows. The City of Calgary recognized the importance of the overland system as part of the drainage evaluation of this area as well as for future ...


  • 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

  • IDB approves US$22 million loan to Bolivia for storm drainage in La Paz

    The Inter-American Development Bank today announced the approval of a US$22 million concessional loan to Bolivia for a program to improve storm drainage in La Paz. “The goal of the program is to help improve the quality of life in the city of La Paz and reduce human losses and property damage caused by severe storms,” said IDB Team Leader Coral Fernández Illescas. “The Storm Drainage Master Plan ...

  • 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.

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