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The new Wavin Hep2O Smartsleeve – A Q&A with product designer, Josef Allen Image
The new Wavin Hep2O Smartsleeve – A Q&A with product designer, Josef Allen

In this post we catch up with Josef Allen, Product Designer and part of our research and development department at Wavin UK to find out about the new Smartsleeve for Wavin Hep2O push-fit plumbing system.

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How SuDS can lead a water quality revolution? Image
How SuDS can lead a water quality revolution?

By anyone’s standards, water pollution is a problem in England and society needs to find solutions fast. But with current methods failing to deliver any breakthroughs, we need a fresh approach. As Richard Ashley, Emeritus Professor [...]

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Reducing Risk in Stormwater Projects – A Guide Image
Reducing Risk in Stormwater Projects – A Guide

Managing stormwater is an ever-growing challenge for builders and developers who need to meet the increasing regulation to control its flow. This guide provides further details on how to ensure that your next stormwater project is [...]

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Wavin Hep2O Van Tips for Plumbers

In our latest series, Van Tips we have caught up with some popular plumbers on social media to find out what are their top tips for running a plumbing business.

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Behind the Build with Wavin – Health and Safety Series Image
Behind the Build with Wavin – Health and Safety Series

In Wavin's Behind the Build series we take a look at some considerations for heath and safety, an important issue for construction professionals. From the use of BIM (Buidling Information Modelling) to supporting your teams mental [...]

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New Osma Rainwater with Recycore Technology Image
New Osma Rainwater with Recycore Technology

We are now rolling out our new Osma Rainwater gutter and downpipe, manufactured using Recycore technology for a higher level of recycled PVC-U, helping to deliver a more sustainable solution.*

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New Rootseal Technology: a Q&A with Steve Jeffries Image
New Rootseal Technology: a Q&A with Steve Jeffries

In this post, we catch up with Steve Jeffries, our Product Manager for Foul Water systems to discuss an exciting new addition to the Wavin OsmaDrain system.

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Wavin Solutions Shore Up a Luxury Coastal Development Image
Wavin Solutions Shore Up a Luxury Coastal Development

The race to tackle the UK’s national housing crisis is well underway, with residential developers working hard to meet the growing demand for affordable homes. Projects need to be delivered on time and within budget to hit the [...]

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How can sustainable drainage systems help to improve water quality? Image
How can sustainable drainage systems help to improve water quality?

How can sustainable drainage systems help to improve water quality?

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The role of wetlands in sustainable drainage systems Image
The role of wetlands in sustainable drainage systems

Wetlands are important ecosystems for biodiversity and are among the most ecologically abundant places on earth. Freshwater wetlands are a natural habitat in the UK, but their importance goes beyond just the wildlife they support. [...]

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Amphia Hospital in city of Breda, the Netherlands Image
Amphia Hospital in city of Breda, the Netherlands

Prefabricated construction – whether an entire building, home or plumbing pipe system – is beginning to increase in popularity and use. Modularity, speed of installation, cost-savings, and sustainability are just some of the key [...]

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Making cities future-proof – Building the next generation of sewers in Dubai Image
Making cities future-proof – Building the next generation of sewers in Dubai

A renewed and profound commitment to collaborate with administrators, engineers, designers and installers to help make cities truly future-proof, with comfortable and energy-efficient buildings.

Wavin's new purpose goes [...]

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A more secure pressure testing method – right out of thin air Image
A more secure pressure testing method – right out of thin air

Throughout most of Europe, pipelines are traditionally pressure tested using water. However, according to some experts, air pressure testing can be a more secure pressure testing method, reducing the risk of both Legionella and water [...]

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How can SuDS help with the mitigation of and the adaptation to climate change? Image
How can SuDS help with the mitigation of and the adaptation to climate change?

Climate change is a major issue facing governments, businesses, and individuals. As highlighted at the recent COP26 conference, it is now vital and urgent that we find ways to mitigate and adapt to climate change to avoid the [...]

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The Future of Plastic in the Construction Industry Image
The Future of Plastic in the Construction Industry

As the UK hosts the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, the world looks on to see how climate change can be brought under control with measures implemented by the 200 countries that are attending.
Somewhere amongst the headline [...]

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What COP26 could mean for the construction industry? Image
What COP26 could mean for the construction industry?

What COP26 could mean for the construction industry?

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