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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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Noise reduction for soil and waste systems Image
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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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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How the Osma Acoustic Coupler can reduce noise and installation time for soil stacks Image
How the Osma Acoustic Coupler can reduce noise and installation time for soil stacks

The National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation acknowledges that noisy pipework can cause misery for home owners. In fact they found that 15% of all noise complaints made by home owners in detached properties were caused by the [...]

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Plumbers pipe up – State of the Nation results are in! Image
Plumbers pipe up – State of the Nation results are in!

At Hep₂O, we are continually looking to better understand and support the plumbing community. That’s why we recently carried out a survey with a large selection of the UK’s plumbers, to find out what really makes them tick and [...]

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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 Image
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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Why choose HepvO? The benefits of a waterless plumbing trap Image
Why choose HepvO? The benefits of a waterless plumbing trap

As any good plumber knows, traditional water-traps can lose their seal due to evaporation, siphonage, leaking or movement. An innovative waterless-trap, HepvO doesn't encounter any of these issues and is suitable for use on a range of [...]

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Wavin Acoustic Soil – The quiet hero of internal drainage systems Image
Wavin Acoustic Soil – The quiet hero of internal drainage systems

At Doxford Park residential village – a £9 million care home development in Sunderland – sound proofing between apartments was a key requirement, with a quiet drainage system a high priority.

This led to the [...]

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A Remedy For Falling Into The Trap Of Bathroom Pressure Fluctuations Image
A Remedy For Falling Into The Trap Of Bathroom Pressure Fluctuations

A Remedy For Falling Into The Trap Of Bathroom Pressure Fluctuations

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OSMA HepvO Soil & Waste – Waterless Trap System Overview Image
OSMA HepvO Soil & Waste – Waterless Trap System Overview

OSMA HepvO Soil & Waste – Waterless Trap System Overview

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The Need For Focus On Acoustics In High Density And High-Rise Residential Settings Image
The Need For Focus On Acoustics In High Density And High-Rise Residential Settings

The Need For Focus On Acoustics In High Density And High-Rise Residential Settings

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