Project Scotland

Drainage

Saving for a rainy day

The rapid build-up of infrastructure over the past century has meant that many of our major cities have lost the ability to naturally drain stormwater. With …

SuDS survey points to maintenance and adoption

By Phil Collins, European sales director, Hydro International FOR a long time, lack of a clear framework for who is responsible for adopting and owning …

Resilience workshop to discuss flood plans

BRE Innovation Park in Ravenscraig is to host a workshop that will examine how the Property Resilience Action Plan will impact on property flood resilience in …

“Simple idea” aids drain upkeep at Scottish schools

COLOUR-coded manholes have “transformed” the way drains are managed in 23 Scottish schools, according to drainage and asset maintenance specialist Lanes …

Establishing foundations for Scotland to grow

By Stephen Hughes, regional sales director, Mabey NEW figures suggest Scotland’s population is set to grow by 7% by 2039, so it’s clear that even more …

Flood solution eases rail risk

A “robust” stormwater storage solution from Hydro International is said to be helping protect a long-term flooding issue for Falkirk Council from peak …

Concrete evidence of Kijlstra success

PRECAST concrete drainage solutions specialist Kijlstra designs, manufactures and supplies a wide range of products to the UK construction industry. A Dutch …

Groundforce seals new Scottish Water deal

GROUNDFORCE has been appointed as a Scottish Water framework supplier for the hire of trenching and shoring equipment. The initial five-year deal covers the …

Are modern methods the answer to skills shortage?

With construction projects across the UK given strict deadlines to adhere to, every available avenue for time saving needs to be explored. Many contractors and …

A watertight solution to heavy rain

By Hayley Lowry, Marketing Manager at Brett Martin Ltd AFTER another winter of frequent and high intensity rainfall, tackling surface water flooding remains an …