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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 water efficiency could be vital to avoid a drinking water crisis in UK Image
How water efficiency could be vital to avoid a drinking water crisis in UK

Water is the most abundant resource on the earth, covering 70% of the planet. Yet we are facing a drinking water crisis where over one-quarter of the population do not have access to safe drinking water. Even in the UK, where rain [...]

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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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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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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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The City growing greener with Wavin’s TreeTanks Image
The City growing greener with Wavin’s TreeTanks

The City growing greener with Wavin’s TreeTanks

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Water Stocks – Make It Rain – Rethinking The Value Of Water Image
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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Osma DeepLine range now available in new Anthracite colour Image
Osma DeepLine range now available in new Anthracite colour

Wavin’s Osma Deepline high capacity rainwater system is now available in a new Anthracite grey colour, RAL 7016. The new colour option compliments the current trend for architectural features such as windows, doors, soffits in the [...]

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All Change with StormForce at Hatfield Station Image
All Change with StormForce at Hatfield Station

Hatfield Station is one of the busiest commuter hubs in the UK. With two regular services an hour into the capital each day and further direct links as far as Cambridge, this station makes the Hertfordshire town a popular thoroughfare [...]

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Effective rainwater systems for homes  –  Q&A with Steve Skeldon Image
Effective rainwater systems for homes – Q&A with Steve Skeldon

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 they [...]

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What is the future of drainage? Image
What is the future of drainage?

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 [...]

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What is urban flooding and how does it affect us? Image
What is urban flooding and how does it affect us?

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 [...]

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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 control water flow using Wavin + Mosbaek Vortex Flow Control Valves Image
How to control water flow using Wavin + Mosbaek Vortex Flow Control Valves

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 [...]

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Five ways to reduce urban heat stress Image
Five ways to reduce urban heat stress

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 [...]

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