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 [...]
In this Q&A, Above Ground Product Manager at Wavin, Steve Skelton gets to the bottom of some of the most common questions about rainwater systems and explains how builders can ensure the best possible results for the homes that [...]
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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From the latest tech, the most innovative materials, curated exhibitors, to the freshest thinking, Ecobuild 2018 will be packed with [...]
When I’ve asked people this question, I’m generally greeted with a blank face. It is a tough one, to be fair. With environmental disasters on the rise and stormwater management being a greater priority than ever for governments [...]
Martin Lambley - Wavin’s Product Manager for Foul, Utilities and Water Management - recently took part in a roundtable exploring the current and future challenges of rural and urban drainage. Chaired by Phillip Mills, Chairman of [...]
Climate change is altering precipitation patterns across Europe and across the globe. Every year, rainstorms and flooding events are increasing in both frequency and severity and, in recent years, the end of May/early June mark the [...]
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, [...]
The heatwave sweeping the UK has been making headlines for weeks, but the Met office has today issued a warning that parts of England and Wales could soon see "intense downpours" and may even face flooding.
Our recently WRc Approved, vortex flow control valves enable precise control of stormwater discharge and can be used in a range of applications. Here’s all you need to know about how they can support your next water management [...]
Last month saw the UK sizzle with some of the the hottest days recorded in 40 years and as heatwaves swept the country, cities were hit the hardest.
Urban landscapes of asphalt, brick, metal and dark rooftops soak up [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
In the wake of flooding in Europe recently, many residential and commercial buildings were hit hard by stormwater damage. The effects of climate change on rainfall levels and frequency have forced many companies to consider long term [...]
Recent changes to legislation along with an increase in flooding have forced building developers to reconsider how water is managed within their developments. In turn, this has prompted designers to rethink how to manage water using [...]