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The case for Green Infrastructure investment in Scotland

By Sean Robinson, specification director of water management solutions at Polypipe SCOTTISH cities are rich in history and heritage, attracting international tourists and revenue. But...

WPL awarded three wastewater contracts for Scottish Water

A Hampshire-based wastewater treatment firm has been awarded a trio of supplier framework contracts with Scottish Water. WPL has been awarded the contracts for wastewater...

Drainage can give 3G pitches a sporting chance

THE rise in 3G all-weather astroturf sports pitches across the country has led a provider of construction and building materials to warn contractors of...

Drainage survey system steps on the gas

DRAINAGE surveying technology has been used to address a pipe blockage concern at a biogas regeneration plant near Coupar Angus in Perth and Kinross. Engineers...

Balfour Beatty completes Dundee flood defence works

BALFOUR Beatty has announced the completion of a multi-million pound flood protection scheme in Dundee. The £6.5 million project was carried out on behalf of...

Be aware of licensing changes, urges environmental body

THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has urged the construction industry to be fully aware of new licensing requirements that will soon come into...

New milestone reached at Highland flood protection scheme

MORRISON Construction has announced that the final phase of works on a Highland flood alleviation scheme is underway. The contractor is on site for the...

Water systems in fine health at new hospital

EDINBURGH’S new £150 million Royal Hospital for Children and Young People has utilised more than 300,000 Polypipe Permavoid and Polystorm-R components for water attenuation...

Chamber systems aid £47m campus works

PRECAST drainage and stormwater chamber systems from FP McCann have been installed at the new Aberdeen Academy. Balfour Beatty has started construction of the £47...

New drainage material tackles toxic metals pollution

TOXIC metals carried in surface water runoff from roads and other heavy-traffic locations threaten the health of Scotland’s rivers and streams through persistent and...

Brett Martin lifts the lid on new products

BRETT Martin has added 50kN 450mm lids and frames to its range of underground, rainwater and plumbing systems. Described as “heavy duty, robust and easy-to-fit”,...

Centre of Excellence to ‘push boundaries’

ALUMASC Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has announced it is to create a new Centre of Excellence to help produce “next-generation” process drainage solutions. The...

Towering glory: bespoke system for reservoir task

SILTBUSTER has supplied a system to deal with over 250,000m³ of water drained from Wentwood Reservoir in Wales, to allow work to be carried...

Four-year project benefits from light-touch approach

IT is an industrial drainage pipe renovation programme that can only be achieved with the lightest of touches. When you operate thousands of metres of...

New ways of thinking make the future bright for SuDS

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) are widely acknowledged to be the most environmentally-acceptable way to manage flood risk and prevent water pollution.  Yet, despite their...

Adopting a new approach

BRETT Martin Plumbing and Drainage has launched a new range of adoptable access and inspection chamber assemblies, which the firm said are designed to...

Lanarkshire base provides room for Scottish growth

  PRECAST giant FP McCann has expanded its Scottish presence with a string of drainage projects across the country, coupled with the acquisition of a...

Quality steps to SuDS success

By Jo Bradley, market development manager, SDS Limited WHEN it comes to preventing surface water pollution, Scotland leads the way. Scotland’s wide-scale use of sustainable...

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...

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...
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