The Compelling Case for Concrete Drainage

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20 reasons

Since the formation of the British Precast Drainage Association from the merging of the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association and the Box Culvert Association, the case for precast concrete drainage systems is stronger than ever. The new updated version of 20 Reasons to Use Concrete brings together in one useful booklet key benefits and references for precast concrete pipes,… Read more »

Newsletter: Autumn 2016

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Welcome to the Autumn 2016 issue of Pipelines, your eNewsletter from the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association. In this issue we focus primarily on cost issues. Here at the CPSA we are always keen to focus on the quality, performance and longevity benefits of using concrete, but nevertheless are aware that for most projects cost is… Read more »

Newsletter: Spring / Summer 2016

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Welcome to the Spring / Summer 2016 issue of Pipelines, your eNewsletter from the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association. Concrete has been a high performance, long-lasting material of choice for drainage engineers for over 150 years. Its durability is not in question but the benefits of a strong, heavy and rigid material in use can be… Read more »

Newsletter: Autumn 2015

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  Welcome to the Autumn 2015 issue of Pipelines In this issue you will find lots of information on sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) including a compelling case study, blogs, reference sources, a Factsheet and a free CPD seminar. Surface water management is entering a new phase and CPSA members are well placed to offer advice… Read more »

Newsletter: Summer 2015

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Welcome to the Summer 2015 issue of Pipelines The popularity of precast manhole base systems is rising as users appreciate the many benefits they offer. However, there are still many installers, developers, specifiers and clients missing out. If you are interested in reducing risk on site, cutting installation time and costs, improving quality and eliminating… Read more »

Newsletter: Spring 2015

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Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Pipelines In this issue we are focusing on the Concrete Pipe Lifter. For many, this incredible, award-winning piece of equipment may be an overlooked gem. There is nothing more important than the safety of construction site operatives during the offloading and installation of pipelines. Often, the introduction of… Read more »

Newsletter: Winter 2014

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Welcome to the Winter 2014 edition of Pipelines, your eNewsletter from CPSA. In the Spring 2013 edition of Pipelines we discussed the introduction of a new National Standard for sustainable drainage (SuDS). It was expected to come into force in April 2014. Well, that didn’t happen – and we are still waiting! In the intervening… Read more »

Newsletter: May 2014

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 edition of Pipelines, your eNewsletter from CPSA. An important step forward has taken place with the recent publication of of BS 5911-3 2010+A1 2014 “Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete manholes and soakaways (complementary to BS EN 1917:2002) – incorporating the latest Amendment (AMD… Read more »

Newsletter: June 2013

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This Issue: Proprietary Sustainable Drainage Systems and Components Welcome to the Spring 2013 edition of Pipelines. As we head towards a new National SuDS Standard – anticipated in April 2014 – sustainable water management is now a major consideration in construction and the design and operation of surface water drainage systems (SuDS) continues to gather momentum…. Read more »