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Over 100 tonnes of soil to be removed from Moray cemetery following ‘distressing’ floods

OVER 100 tonnes of soil and brick is to be removed from a Moray cemetery as part of £56,000 worth of drainage works. It follows...
Brett Martin Cascade cast iron style rainwater system

Cascade system rises to task at landmark project

BRETT Martin has supplied its Cascade cast iron style rainwater system for part of a new housing development in north London, that upon completion...
Polypipe Building Services Terrain Q

Drainage system offers noise and fire benefits

POLYPIPE Building Services has launched Terrain Q, a polypropylene push fit system with multi-layer technology designed for a variety of commercial and high-rise residential...
Graf UK sewage tanks

New solution works a treat at Threave Garden

A new sewage treatment system from Graf UK is said to be helping the National Trust for Scotland protect the water environment and minimise...

Work on Glasgow burn to allow major east end builds to proceed

FUNDING of £2.25 million has been available to support a flood development scheme which will allow for major construction projects in Glasgow's east end...

Housing association to launch pilot project to improve sustainability

WELLHOUSE Housing Association (WHA) has revealed plans to embark on a pilot project to create rainwater gardens as part of its commitment to improving...

Scottish Water Horizons launches asset vesting service for developers

SCOTTISH Water Horizons has confirmed the introduction of a new service designed to support developers with remediating unvested water and wastewater assets across Scotland. The...

Engineering consultancy boosted by major Glasgow projects

WILL Rudd Davidson has revealed that investment in construction projects in Glasgow has provided a major boost for the consultancy. The firm's Glasgow team is...

Residential project work to gather pace on historic Ayrshire site

CONSULTING engineer Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) has announced the firm has been called on to accelerate the restart of a residential development where Robert...

Contractor to begin work on £11m flood protection project

RJ McLeod is to begin work on the £11 million Caol and Lochyside flood protection scheme this month (May). The 2km flood defence between the...

Paving for change — the growing importance of SuDS

SuDS represent a collection of strategies, management practices, structures and design solutions that drain surface water efficiently and sustainably from development sites. Here, David...

Drainage system helps keep office noise down

POLYPIPE Building Services has supplied a drainage system to Glasgow’s largest office building at the 177 Bothwell Street development. The project, due for completion later...

Progress made in plans to bring new homes to Glasgow’s east end

WELLHOUSE Housing Association (WHA) has invested over £80,000 in the first phases of work to bring new housing to the community in the east...

Flood alleviation schemes prevent ‘millions of pounds’ worth of damage

MORAY Council has hailed its £180 million flood alleviation schemes after they mitigated days of heavy rain in the region. The local authority said that...

‘Pioneering’ digital system tipped to accelerate new homes onto the market

A new digital platform which has been billed as 'substantially' accelerating the speed at which housing developers gain required approvals has the potential to...

Civil and structural specialist to advise on iconic Cloch Lighthouse project

DOUGALL Baillie Associates (DBA) is helping with enhancements and an extension to one of three homes at the Cloch Lighthouse, south of Gourock on...

Managing excess water during road construction

Drake Meikle, regional technical sales engineer at Siltbuster, the water treatment specialist, explores road construction, the excess water it generates, and how the environmental...

Scottish Water announces £5m project to reduce sewer flooding in Annan

SCOTTISH Water has announced a £5 million project to improve Annan's wastewater network and help reduce sewer flooding at times of heavy rainfall. The statutory...

How to avoid a war over water

By Matthew Rolph, MD at Graf UK, a rainwater harvesting champion and sustainable manufacturer of wastewater and storm water management systems EVERY cloud has a...

Avenue to a bright future

INCREASED pedestrian space and an upgraded streetscape will likely be the most noticeable benefits of the £115 million Glasgow Avenues project, but the City...