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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

  • Best Geocomposite Drainage and Plastic Drainage Systems

    Previously, drainage pipes were made of lead; bronze, galvanized iron and cast iron which was utilized for water supply or drainage. Yet, time has changed now and these materials have almost replaced plastic pipes due to different benefits they’ve as compared to the pipes made from other material. Mainly 2 sorts of plastic material pipes are there, which includes CPVC and PVC (chlorinated ...

  • Drainage Systems To Supply `Zoeller` Pump

    To add the the fantastic growth of DSO, we are now UK suppliers of 'zoeller' drainage and sewage pumps.Zoeller are world class, high quality sewage and drainage pumps with a huge range of products to suit most requirement.We feel their pumps are best suited to our customers requirements. Being cast iron and holding a no quibble 3 year warranty!We have already sold hundreds of these pump into ...


    By Drainage Systems Online

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Water Minister visits Somerset Drainage Boards

    Richard Benyon MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Natural Environment and Fisheries, visited the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium to see work completed by IDBs to manage water levels in the Somerset Levels for wetland wildlife and farming. The minister was shown around West Sedgemoor, Southlake Moor and Kings Sedgemoor. At these sites the Parrett Internal Drainage Board has recently ...

  • 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.

  • Drainage work improves storm resilience in Cumbria

    Sapphire Utility Solutions has been awarded a Framework Contract by Cumbria County Council for the clearing, inspection and mapping of drains and gullies. “One of the main reasons for Sapphire winning this contract was the successful completion of a project in 2016 to conduct similar work on 12,000 gullies in the areas affected by the flooding that followed Storm Desmond,” comments ...

  • U-Drain vs. grated drainage: who is the winner?

    U-drain Floor Drainage vs Grated Drains When it comes to surface drainage, the most common type of drain seen in public applications is a grated drain. In contrast, U-drain is a trench drain with a single narrow “slot” intake that features no grates. The question is, which is the better option? In this article we examine three key factors that play into choosing a drainage system; ...


    By Norstar Industries

  • Devron Sales Ltd. Participates At Drainage Engineers Conference 2016!

    On Friday, October 21st , Devron Sales will be participating in the 48th annual Drainage Engineers Conference. Devron is proud to be the Canadian manufacturer of the internationally acclaimed, bioengineered ShoreSox System. This innovative erosion control system is a soft-armour solution to reclaim lost land and aid in the ...


    By Devron Sales Ltd.

  • 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

  • New guide plays role in stemming drainage investment decline

    The basic principles of field drainage, as well as maintenance and installation information, are the subject of a new practical guide issued by AHDB. By refreshing knowledge on drainage, it is hoped that the guide will play an important role in stemming the decline in UK drainage investment. Well-drained soils enhance the resilience of land by making it more able to withstand weather shocks ...

  • 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

  • UK launches new water strategy set on improving groundwater drainage

    The Government’s new water strategy to help secure and maintain water supplies, reduce water pollution and tackle surface water flooding has been launched by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn. It will help cut water use through a combination of efficient technology, metering and tariffs, improve surface water drainage, and reduce pollution from homes, industry and farming. Everyone in England ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Sewerage and Drainage Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

    Traditionally, only the government has been involved in the Sewerage and Drainage Services industry operations in Australia, resulting in private enterprises having a low presence across the industry. However, according to IBISWorld industry analyst Alen Allday “some sewerage authorities have outsourced some ...


    By IBISWorld

  • Early warning system for pluvial flooding

    An early warning system for pluvial flooding caused by surface water runoff has been developed and could be implemented in the near future. The method offers greater warning and better targeting of resources. Pluvial flooding occurs when large volumes of surface water, typically from heavy rainfall, accumulate causing overland flow and ponding which is unable to drain away. Urban underground ...

  • Major breakthrough with water desalination system

    Concern over access to clean water is no longer just an issue for the developing world, as California faces its worst drought in recorded history. According to state's Department of Water Resources, supplies in major reservoirs and many groundwater basins are well below average. Court-ordered restrictions on water deliveries have reduced supplies from the two largest water systems, and an ...


    By ScienceDaily

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