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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...

Paving the way for a bright future

Gary Moug speaks to Grass Concrete MD Bob Howden OBE as the sustainable solutions company marks five decades of innovation GRASS Concrete is celebrating 50...

Water recycling technology tipped to deliver savings

A next-generation water recycling system, unveiled by water infrastructure systems specialist SDS, is promising to boost efforts to save water by offering improved investment...

Drainage team says temporary hospital role was a ‘privilege’

LANES Group has revealed details of the role its drainage engineers played in the creation of the temporary NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital at Glasgow’s...

Polypipe Civils & Green Urbanisation names new sales director

POLYPIPE Civils & Green Urbanisation has appointed Clark McAllister as its new sales director. McAllister, who has been with Polypipe for 27 years, joins from...

Covid-19 monitors ‘key part’ of Scottish Water’s site success

SCOTTISH Water has said that its £6.9 million project at Loch Thom Reservoir is a 'hive of activity' despite the current Covid-19 restrictions. The loch...

New partnership tipped to help developers improve efficiency

SCOTTISH Water Horizons, a commercial subsidiary of Scottish Water, and water technology specialist Xylem Water Solutions have formed a new partnership that has been...

Why saving the rain adds up

Water recycling specialist Kevin Reed from SDS Limited explains how new technologies are making it increasingly commercially attractive for Scottish businesses to reuse water,...

Wastewater solution helps holiday park to expand

AN ‘intelligent’ design of wastewater treatment plant has helped a Scottish holiday park meet increasing demand for its facilities. The Sands of Luce Holiday Park...

Challenging task has silver lining

DRAINAGE engineers from Lanes Group completed the lining of a drainage pipe nearly one kilometre long on behalf of a contractor working for Scottish...

Maintaining drainage to prevent flooding

As Scotland experiences increasingly volatile weather conditions, it is more important than ever precautions are in place to prevent them causing havoc to infrastructure....
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Rising tides call for better partnership working

By Nicola Earley, principal engineer, WSP Scotland SCOTLAND’S wet and often windy weather is known the world over. Whilst some may grow to love it,...

Plastic rainwater systems fall into place

By Paul Wadsworth, specification manager at Brett Martin WITH wild weather in Scotland the new norm and likelihood of powerful storms no longer a rare...
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Below the surface: landmark drainage system installed at Edinburgh Airport

SCOTLAND’S largest underground surface water drainage system has been installed by water infrastructure specialist SDS as part of a £23 million civil engineering programme...

Housebuilder puts on SuDS masterclass for schoolkids

TAYLOR Wimpey has been showcasing the importance of SuDS to groups of Scottish primary school children. A team from the housebuilder’s West Scotland business recently...

Choosing a channel – a closer look at drainage selection

Drainage and water management systems form a vital part of all construction projects. With so many options available, selecting the best drainage system can...

Water jetting: building the case for effective training

NO-dig remote access services delivered by drainage specialists are increasingly valued by construction contractors – and a key component is said to be water...

Milling robot is a cut above

TWO steel and concrete foundation piles that had been driven through a 375mm culvert have been given the chop in Irvine, Ayrshire, using robotic...

Beat the floods with SuDS

By David Sturrock, Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage regional sales manager (Scotland) IN recent years, severe flooding has devastated the country, affecting the economy and...
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