Category Archives: Stormwater

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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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Artificial Turf showing Rubber Crumb Infill plastic

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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HydroSystem 1500 DIBt Approval for construction.

HydroSystem 1500 – Stormwater Treatment Device

A Hard SUDS stormwater treatment device to treat polluted runoff from roads, car parks, metal roofs, industrial sites and artificial sports pitches. Connectable surface area from 1600 to 3600m2 depending on the contamination level of the runoff. For installation in either concrete or plastic chambers within 1500mm shafts. Fully DIBt approved, and so meets UK […]

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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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HydroShark – Advanced Hydrodynamic Particle Separator

The 3P HydroShark® Advanced Hydrodynamic Particle Separator removes  suspended solids (TSS) from the stormwater runoff within SUDS Treatment Trains. This patented and tested Proprietary Treatment Device protects surface water and groundwater infiltration systems.  This device meets and exceeds all German stormwater treatment standards under DWA M153 D24 and D25. Tested to DiBT.  It can be […]

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Hydrosystem 400 for stormwater treatment

HydroSystem 400

Specialist rainwater filter for installation directly into the ground. Connectable surface area 100 to 175m2 depending on contamination level of the runoff. How it works The rainwater from the drained area is fed into the inlet, which is at the lower end of the shaft. Here, sedimentation of particles, especially the sand faction and above, […]

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Road Drain Filter for streets with high levels of pollution

Hydro Filter Drain

The Hydro Filter Drains are a multi process treatment unit for use in SuDS/WSUD systems treatment trains.  It is able to both mechanically filter and then chemically bind pollutants like PAHs, hydrocarbons, heavy metals like Cd, Zn, Cu, Pb as well as phosphate and ammonium. The retained pollutants then can be disposed of easily, legally […]

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Hydro Gulley (Buda Vinci)

The road gulley with integrated water protection: sustainably treats runoff from roads and other traffic areas at source reduces the spatial requirements for stormwater treatment to a minimum suitable for new and existing drainage systems easy maintenance comparable to traditional road gulleys ecologically and economically unbeatable How it works A conventional filter basket (DIN 4052-B1) […]

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HydroSystem1000 SUDS Multi-process Treatment Device

Multi-process Hard SUDS stormwater treatment device, four treatment stages.  Connectable surface area 500 to 1000m2 depending on contamination loading from the runoff.   Extendable connected area, after SUDS flow control devices.  Fully DIBt Approved. See Ch 14 SuDS manual, multi process, multi stage treatment process device. For installation within standard DN1000 chambers of concrete and PE. […]

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