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Pride of Plumbing: Greg Roe’s story Image
Pride of Plumbing: Greg Roe’s story

Over the past six months we’ve been scouring the nation to find the best stories the industry has to offer for our Pride of Plumbing campaign. After tonnes of nominations and a rigorous judging process, we’re now excited to [...]

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Pride of Plumbing progresses with shortlist decided

Wavin celebrates hard working plumbers. Planning for the Wavin Hep2O’s Pride of Plumbing campaign has been powering ahead, as the shortlist to decide the four stories that will be showcased to the industry has been decided.

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The impact of pandemics on urban planning and construction

The impact of pandemics on urban planning and construction

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Why sustainability is vital for the future of the social housing sector Image
Why sustainability is vital for the future of the social housing sector

Tackling climate change has never been higher on the national news agenda. With Sir David Attenborough’s most recent documentary, A Life on our Planet, revealing to the nation – and the world – the shocking truth about what life [...]

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The Social Housing Revolution

There has been a significant period of change and innovation in the social housing sector. This is driven by a number of key factors: a critical need to do more, ambitious plans to create better homes, and new freedoms and [...]

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Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but will fall from the sky by 2040.

‘What type of water do you run?’ won’t sound as strange a question in about twenty years time. Water is heading in the same direction as [...]

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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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Our cities are talking to us, let’s have a listen

Our cities face many challenges due to climate change, in the future as well as right now. Let’s dive into why we should cherish our cities, and what we can do to broaden our understanding of what is happening to our cities.

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Noise reduction for soil and waste systems

In this post, we look at the issue of noise in soil and waste systems including what causes it, how to use Fraunhofer IBP reports and how to reduce noise.

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Here’s How We Can Solve Climate Issues

We participated in the first ever Climate Adaptation Summit, here's what we learned


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Sustainability in the construction industry: 5 key drivers for 2021 Image
Sustainability in the construction industry: 5 key drivers for 2021

There is no doubt that sustainability in the construction industry is going to be a key theme for 2021. In late 2020 the UK government announced it’s 10 point plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ signalling a renewed focus [...]

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Plumberparts and Top Plumbing Influencers Visit Hep2O

Hep2O gave James Lawrence of Plumberparts.co.uk and other top plumbing influencers exclusive behind-the-scenes access to its UK HQ in Doncaster.

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Sewers for Adoption 8th Edition: Q-Bic Plus modular stormwater management system is adoptable! Image
Sewers for Adoption 8th Edition: Q-Bic Plus modular stormwater management system is adoptable!

Wavin’s Q-Bic Plus flexible stormwater management system fits perfectly with the new Sewers for Adoption 8th edition guidance which is expected to be implemented in mid 2019. This guidance, for the first time, includes standards for [...]

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Sewers for Adoption 8 in a nutshell

The pre implementation version of Sewers for Adoption 8 was published in July 2018 and the full version is expected to be implemented in mid 2019. It is likely to have a significant impact on the use of SuDS in the UK. SuDS are [...]

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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 Wavin is helping to achieve government’s ambitious vision for surface water management Image
How Wavin is helping to achieve government’s ambitious vision for surface water management

In July 2018, The governments Department for Environment Food and Rural affairs (DEFRA) released an action plan for surface water management. The plan creates an ambitious vision for an understanding of the risks and developing the [...]

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