Home Tags Drainage

Drainage Related News

drainage approval

Causeway to host webinar on drainage approval and adoption

Join Causeway and leading experts on Tuesday 19th July for a free live webinar on the drainage approval and adoption process in Wales.
Structural warranty. water ingress,

Structural warranty: Reducing the risks of water ingress

This ebook from Premier Guarantee looks at how to reduce the risk of water ingress through proper design and workmanship, as well as the correct installation of building elements.
drainage contracts

IWJS extends drainage contracts with Heathrow Airport and Addenbrooke’s Hospital

IWJS, part of M Group Services, has been awarded an extension to its drainage contracts with Heathrow Airport and Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
Marsh civils division

Marsh Industries launches specialist Marsh Civils division

Marsh Industries has launched Marsh Civils division to focus on the company's activities in industrial water/wastewater storage and treatment.
Clyde Waterfront, River Clyde

Amey wins Scottish highways design contract

Amey Consulting has won a highways design contract on the Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside (CWRR) project.
drainage system,

Housebuilder found guilty over unauthorised drainage system

Housebuilder Morris Homes has been found guilty of breaching planning conditions, following the installation of an unauthorised sewage and drainage system.
Excavation collapse

Fines issued after construction worker injured in excavation collapse

Auberne Homes Limited and W & E Lammie have been fined after an employee of W & E Lammie was crushed and severely injured during an excavation collapse.
Olympic Steps

VolkerFitzpatrick unveils new Olympic Steps at Wembley Park

VolkerFitzpatrick gathered with Quintain and Wembley Stadium stakeholders to celebrate the newly constructed Olympic Steps at the National Stadium.
Chester new drain, Chester construction work

Vinci starts tunnelling work on Chester’s new drain

Underground tunnelling has started on the surface water drain through Chester city centre, the new drain will run south along St. Martin’s Way, Nicholas Street, Grosvenor Road and Castle Drive.

Network Rail completes ‘super-fast’ Northampton railway upgrades

Network Rail has completed a year’s worth of work to upgrade the railway in Northampton in five days, this included renewing track, removing scrap rail and upgrading drainage.
drainage products

BAM agrees supply deal with Polypipe

BAM Nuttall and BAM Construct UK have signed a solus agreement with Polypipe to supply drainage products to all of BAM's infrastructure and building projects in the UK.
A5 Highway,

Winvic wins £3.4m A5 highway contract

Winvic has been appointed by Highways England to undertake widening and roundabout construction works on the A5 highway, as part of the S278 agreement.

Two superspan gantries installed over M6

Two 38-tonne gantries spanning the width of the M6 were installed in under 10 hours as part of Highways England’s upgrade of the motorway.

Amey wins £49m highways maintenance contract extension

North Lanarkshire Council (NLC) has extended Amey's highways maintenance and management contract for a further three years until June 2024.
unflushables, amey, argumented reality app, augmented reality,

Amey’s augmented reality app to fight ‘unflushables’ issue

Amey has partnered with ClicksandLinks to develop an augmented reality app to fight unflushable blockages, which will be piloted across the Severn Trent contract.
Living With Flooding, action plan

Flooding action plan launched to protect Scotland from extreme weather

Living With Flooding sets out advice to stop or mitigate flooding and says minor adaptions, such as installing a flood guard and raising the height of electrical sockets, can prevent damage or reduce the amount of time spent in temporary accommodation.
sewage flooding,

Industry collaboration develops new detectors to tackle sewage flooding

Amey, United Utilities and jetting equipment supplier Jetcham, have developed two pieces of kit to prevent customers’ properties being flooded by sewage.
concrete drainage products, british precast,

British Precast issues warning on uncertified concrete drainage products

A range of imported precast concrete drainage products are being placed in the UK market without third-party verification, British Precast has revealed.
fatberg, waste disposal,

UK fatberg awareness is increasing – but action is still needed

The public is becoming more aware of how their everyday habits contribute to serious drain and sewer blockages – but more needs to be done to actually address the problem, argues Michelle Ringland from Lanes Group.
Fatbergs, concretebergs, drainage

The facts about fatbergs

Awareness of fatbergs is at an all-time high, but that has not stopped almost half the nation choosing to pour cooking oil and fat down the kitchen sink.
sustainable drainage, SuDs, SfA8,

Are new sustainable drainage guidelines just a drop in the ocean?

New guidelines are being introduced to set standards for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). Martin Lambley at Wavin, looks at what we can expect to see.
Polypipe Building Services,

Polypipe Terrain renamed to boost commercial construction

Polypipe, manufacturer of climate and water management solutions, has renamed one of its most recognisable divisions.
sustainable drainage

New report claims SuDS is behind on delivery

A new report by the Landscape Institute and Construction Industry Council shows that the delivery of sustainable drainage in England is currently a long way behind the ambition.
stormwater management

Making the most of SuDS

Martin Lambley, product manager for stormwater at Wavin, explains how the effective use of sustainable urban drainage solutions (SuDS) can support change in the ways we plan, design and build towns and cities.
waterproofing Systems

The importance of having basement waterproofing systems

“Basement waterproofing” is the generic name given to using a variety of techniques to prevent water from penetrating into a basement. Having a basement waterproofed correctly will ensure that a damp, dark cellar can be converted into dry, habitable space.
Offsite construction

Offsite construction bringing benefits onsite

As quality over cost becomes key driver, offsite manufacturing provides greater product assurances, says Adam Cafer, technical manager at Polypipe Terrain