The specification of trees within an urban area can provide many benefits, including improving inhabitants’ mental and physical wellbeing, to filtering urban pollutants and aiding the offset of carbon emissions.
HAURATON’s new web-based application ‘DesignSoftware’ provides construction industry professionals with quick, simple hydraulic analysis, channel sizing, project design and product specification for the company’s range of surface drainage systems (for landscape, commercial and civils projects) whilst working on their own desk-top computers, laptops and tablets.
Earlier this year, Hydrorock Solutions launched their Natural Aquifer sustainable drainage system in the UK and Ireland.
As the number of new homes being built increases, how we manage water needs careful consideration. The new houses that are being built today must be designed to be water-efficient, flood-resilient and save energy. Paul Winnett, General Manager for Building Services and Industry at Xylem Water Solutions, shares some key challenges and strategies house-builders should consider.
Quality, attractive, high-performance hard landscaping is key to the successful completion of commercial and domestic projects, delivering a sense of community that adds place and value. But what lies beneath these beautifully designed areas is equally important to their performance and should not be overlooked, as Julian Thurbin, of specialist pedestal manufacturer Wallbarn, outlines.
Our new brochures sought to offer expertise in the Structural waterproofing sector. 2018 saw the launch of our Cavity Drain, Basement Pump & Drainage, MemTech and Flood Resilience brochures.
Delta Membrane Systems Limited are pleased to announce that our seminar entitled Flood Resilience is not only a RIBA approved CPD seminar but also CIWEM (The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management) accredited.
Is a reluctance to move away from traditional materials still holding us back when it comes to material selection for key products such as acoustically optimised drainage pipes and fittings? Sophie Weston, Channel Marketing Manager at Geberit, looks at the properties of four key materials used for drainage pipes and fittings and asks what learnings we can gain from the European market.
Gatic, the global leader in access covers and civil drainage systems, recently installed Slotdrain CastSlot Treadsafe, its high capacity surface water drainage at Hamilton Business Park in Hedge End, Southampton. The £2m project, which spans 24,000 sq.ft., involved building brand new industrial and warehouse units and is the final phase of a 30-year project that started in 1988. The business park now has a total of 26 units covering 250,000 sq.ft. and 20 acres of space.
Water management specialists, Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) and AquaSpira, have signed a new collaboration agreement that will realise a new generation of adoptable rainwater attenuation solutions focused on optimising performance while minimising installation and maintenance costs.