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Government’s Storm Overflows Task Force to improve sewage pollution in the UK Image
Government’s Storm Overflows Task Force to improve sewage pollution in the UK

In January 2021, the Storm Overflows Taskforce, a joint industry and government group made up of Defra, the Environment Agency, Ofwat, Consumer Council for Water, Blueprint for Water and Water UK agreed a new objective to prevent [...]

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Plumbing and drainage in multi-occupancy housing Image
Plumbing and drainage in multi-occupancy housing

In June 2020, prime minister, Boris Johnson announced a £5 billion new deal to build homes and infrastructure to help combat the impact of Covid-19 on the economy. With high competition for development land and a growing need for [...]

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The Sustainability of Hepworth Clay Image
The Sustainability of Hepworth Clay

Hepworth Clay is a highly sustainable choice for a below ground drainage system. It provides superior performance in housing, adoptable, commercial, industrial and road drainage applications whilst offering a durable, long lasting and [...]

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Installing sewer pipes and drains on contaminated land and brownfield sites Image
Installing sewer pipes and drains on contaminated land and brownfield sites

In 2017 brownfield registers came into effect, a new measure by the government aimed at unlocking brownfield sites for the development of thousands of new homes. This initiative combined with the ever growing need for new housing [...]

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How to split pipes into actual optimal lengths using Wavin’s Revit content Image
How to split pipes into actual optimal lengths using Wavin’s Revit content

Wavin Revit content packages are easy to use, providing BIM modellers with a hassle-free building construction tool that can quickly and seamlessly transition from a 3D model to the real build. With integrated intelligent assistance, [...]

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How to deal with eccentricity in Wavin’s Revit families for BIM Image
How to deal with eccentricity in Wavin’s Revit families for BIM

In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Revit families available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. In this fourth article, we look at how to use eccentricity.

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How to use bends in our Revit families for BIM

In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Revit families available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. In this second article, we look at how to insert and validate bends [...]

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How to import Wavin content packages in Revit Image
How to import Wavin content packages in Revit

In this series of articles, we take you through some of the basic steps to ensure you get the most from the Wavin content packages available in the BIM Centre of MyPortal. We’ll start by looking at how to import our packages in [...]

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OsmaDrain makes a difference at Pilsdon Community Project

The Pilsdon Community is a small working farm that offers accommodation and work for homeless people suffering from mental health issues.

As part of its redevelopment led by construction charity CRASH – including a [...]

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How Sewers for Adoption 7 [SfA7] affects specification of Inspection Chambers Image
How Sewers for Adoption 7 [SfA7] affects specification of Inspection Chambers

The specification of the appropriate Inspection Chamber has become even more difficult following the publication of Sewers for Adoption 7 [SfA7].

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Choose the right Inspection Chamber for your next project Image
Choose the right Inspection Chamber for your next project

The amount of choice available when it comes to choosing an Inspection Chamber can be daunting, so we’ve put together a simple step-by-step selection guide to help you.

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Raising the bar for plastic Inspection Chambers – Testing, installation and maintenance. Image
Raising the bar for plastic Inspection Chambers – Testing, installation and maintenance.

In this article, we take a closer look at the regulations around Inspection Chambers and the impacts these have on maintenance, testing and installation.

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How to install an Inspection Chamber Image
How to install an Inspection Chamber

We're often asked for guidance on installing an Inspection Chamber. This article and the accompanying video cover the steps you need to take to ensure a secure installation.

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