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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.

  • 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 ...

  • RainCatcher Soakaway Crates – A More Modern Approach To Surface Water Drainage

      Among RainCatcher’s rainwater harvesting product range of innovative, high performance, easy-to-install tanks, filters, pumps and accessories you will also find our new RainCatcher ...

  • 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 ...


  • TS3600 as stand-alone screen delivers high-quality grain sizes in processing and recycling

    With the TS3600 RUBBLE MASTER, the market leader for mobile Compact Recyclers, launched a high-performance double-deck screen at the end of 2006. The first mobile tracked screen of the successful RM product family was designed as the perfect addition to the high-throughput compact crushers – for top quality and value added with the graded value grain. Having said that, the merits of the TS3600 ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • ADS Announces 54th Manufacturing Plant

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced today that it will open a new manufacturing plant in Clifford, Michigan to meet the growing demand for the company's corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The plant is expected to be in operation during the second calendar quarter of 2012. This will be ADS' second pipe production facility in Michigan, complementing the existing plant ...

  • Hydro International adds maintenance services for stormwater control portfolio

    Hydro International, a leading provider of environmentally sustainable products and innovative solutions that control and treat stormwater, wastewater and combined sewer overflows, today announced plans to expand its service portfolio to offer maintenance contracts for its stormwater control implementations. Hydro has reached a deal to subcontract its stormwater maintenance support services to ...


    By Hydro International

  • 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 ...

  • Urban flooding caused by climate change: what will be the impacts?

    Heavy rain and snow induced by climate change could cause significant damage in urban areas. A recent model study estimates the impact on a Swedish city and suggests there could be an increase in the number of surface floods by 25-45 per cent during this century. Since 1998, floods in Europe have caused some 700 deaths, the displacement of about half a million people and at least EUR 25 billion ...

  • BA150E pumps at work in hectic load-in load-out projects

    Ballast pumps are used for the filling and drainage of barges. They ensure the stability of the vessel, compensating for changes in the weight during the load-in or load-out of large objects (leveling). In addition, mobile ballast pumps are also used for salvage operations. During these specialized deployments speed, security, and expertise are of crucial importance. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Wavin Plastics have Gotta Lotta Osma Gutter

    A high quality and reliable rainwater system is a vital part of any building’s drainage. Wavin’s OSMA range consists of seven rainwater gutter profiles to meet every aesthetic, performance and installation requirement for any type of building. The required rainwater capacity, appearance, durability and ease of installation are all important factors in ensuring the right product is used for the ...


  • Axion Polymers introduces new recycled polymer grades

    Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of ABS, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources, following further investment in its plastics refinery plant to increase extrusion capacity and improve melt filtration technology. The Salford-based recycling specialist is one of a few companies in the UK to offer post-consumer recycled ABS ...

  • 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

  • InfoWorks CS adopted for Sewer Master Planning in Hangzhou City, China

    Untitled Document Shanghai, China – 15 September 2004 – Wallingford Software, a leading developer of hydraulic modeling and network data management software for the worldwide water industry, today ...


    By Innovyze

  • Conflicting reports highlight scientific data gaps in Sri Lanka’s chronic kidney disease.

    A WHO study that blames arsenic for rising levels of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka is in conflict with another study that points to poor quality drinking water, report Dilrukshi Handunnetti and Smriti Daniel. The clashing claims on the causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the absence of scientific ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Don`t let your Gutters Drain your Wallet

    Friday 26th November was National Gutters Day and a timely reminder to homeowners that by spending a few minutes cleaning and inspecting gutters this weekend could potentially save hundreds, if not thousands of pounds! Cleaning out gutters is certainly not the most exciting job in terms of home maintenance, but it is one of the most important. Old, broken or sagging gutters can lead to water ...


  • Research and Markets: China Sewage Treatment Industry Report, 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pnln85/china_sewage) has announced the addition of the "China Sewage Treatment Industry Report, 2012" report to their offering. Along with the ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Towards sustainable development of palm oil

    Oil palm growers, the food, cosmetics and oil industry, governments, scientists and environmental and social groups from all over the world participate this week in the 11th Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT11 RSPO). The main theme of this year’s meeting is “RSPO Standard 2013. Understand. Apply. Embrace”. Wetlands International has been involved in the ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Save thousands with a twice-yearly home MOT - Wavin Plastics

    Friday 23 November marks National Guttering Day and the end of National Maintenance Week – a week in which the importance of effective house maintenance is highlighted to homeowners across the UK. Denise O’Leary, spokesperson at Wavin Plastics – the UK’s leading provider of water management systems – explains why home maintenance is so important and offers residents sound advice on how to keep ...


  • Nigeria enviromental challenges opens opportunities

    Over decades ago, the military leaders of Nigeria grossly ignored the development of environmental and waste management infrastructures. These long years of neglect has expectedly created inadequate facilities and lack of technical expertise to combat the growing environmental issues now confronting Nigeria. The present deplorable conditions has exposed Nigerians living in cities to huge refuse ...


    By OctoberFirst Consulting

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