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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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Sewers for Adoption 8 in a nutshell Image
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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Effective rainwater systems for homes  –  Q&A with Steve Skelton Image
Effective rainwater systems for homes – Q&A with Steve Skelton

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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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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Five reasons to visit Wavin at Ecobuild 2018 Image
Five reasons to visit Wavin at Ecobuild 2018

Industry heavyweights. Sustainable solutions. Innovation. All in one place.

From the latest tech, the most innovative materials, curated exhibitors, to the freshest thinking, Ecobuild 2018 will be packed with [...]

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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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Martin Lambley comments on the future of drainage Image
Martin Lambley comments on the future of drainage

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 [...]

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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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The politics of flooding in the UK Image
The politics of flooding in the UK

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.

In this [...]

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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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