Author Archives: Morag

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Solar Powered Water Pump – Can I use a solar water pump for irrigation in the UK and other FAQs

As experts in water management and with a growing trend in businesses and individuals wanting to live off grid or get off-grid or to simply make their electricity use more environmentally friendly we are often asked about solar powered water pumps.  Specifically “How does a solar water pump work?” and “Can I use a solar […]

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Swimming Pool Pump Control Panel

Although 3P is widely known as a supplier and manufacturer of controls and pumps for water delivery and de-watering, we are also often involved with swimming pool pump control panels and the control requirements of larger domestic and municipal swimming pools. The control methodology for pool recirculation in larger domestic and mid-size commercial/municipal pools, hotels, […]

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Rainwater Harvesting for Toilet Flushing in Schools, Colleges and Universities. Managing water quality in the header tank.

In this article, we explore how to manage water quality in school rainwater harvesting systems during the holidays and in gravity fed systems where the header tank water is dormant for longer periods Many education institutes in the UK have installed gravity type rainwater harvesting systems to flush their vast amounts of toilets. It makes […]

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Bespoke Versatile Electronic Controller for Tank Chemical Dosing and Emptying

The automation of tasks is a great time and cost-saving activity. When that automation also leads to greater customer comfort and ensured environmental protection you really are adding value. However, when you are an industry leader but in a niche sector, the solution to your particular requirements may not have been invented yet. An electronic […]

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Smart Rainwater Harvesting to help Prevent Floods

How smart rainwater harvesting (with a water butt or large above-ground water tank) can play its part to slow the flow of stormwater and help prevent floods and in particular overflow from sewers. Floods are again making the news in the UK as Storm Ciara brought heavy rainfall to parts of the north and west […]

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How to stop Microplastics from Artificial Turf Sports Pitches Polluting our Oceans

Anyone who trains regularly on an artificial turf field or 3G sports pitch (or indeed has a son or daughter who does) will recognise the black ant-sized speckles of plastic that follow the player from the field to the car and then into home. The pesky microplastics from artifical turf are notorious for getting flicked […]

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SuDS Proprietary Treatment Devices – Key Issues to Consider

Chapter 26, the 2015 SuDS Manual (CIRIA publication C753, Ref 1) presents the Simple Index Approach (SIA) and Mitigation Indices for discharges to surface and groundwater (Tables 26.3 and 26.4). This useful Guidance provides for the adoption of SuDS Proprietary Treatment Devices (PTD), especially DiBT certified devices (Ref 2). Green Infrastructure SuDS components are rightly […]

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The Best Filters for Rainwater Irrigation Systems

The Rainwater filters from 3P Technik that are most suitable for Rainwater Irrigation Systems include: 1000600 – Garden Filter, 1000630 – Retention Filter, 1000250 – Flat Filter (NEW), 1000671 – Garden Filter XL, 1000675 – Retention Filter XL. When investigating rainwater harvesting systems and water storage methods for agriculture, it is important to filter rainwater […]

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