Rainwater Harvesting

Burnbridge gets hitched in Highbridge and Henley

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on August 6, 2021.

Rainwater harvesting set to outclass wastewater treatment for Burnbridge Services. Richard Crook has spent 25 years in the wastewater treatment industry. Much of that time was spent travelling the world as a project manager for a well-known manufacturer of sewage treatment plants, installing, refurbishing and maintaining sites ranging from a four-person small domestic plant to […]

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Graf UK helps to enable Ian’s eco house dream

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on July 30, 2021.

It took until he was retired for Ian Loader to be able to fully embrace his green ambitions. When he did, it was with the help and support of Graf UK. For Graf UK’s Carat S rainwater harvesting system is a major element of the eco house Ian has created from a single-skin brick 1930s […]

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GRAF stores water for nursery flowers

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on July 15, 2021.

Gräfin von Zeppelin nursery uses two Carat XXL plastic tanks with 144,000 l volume for watering A colourful carpet of flowers greets visitors from afar, from spring to autumn. Hardy perennials are grown on 5 ha in the perennial nursery Gräfin von Zeppelin in the Markgräflerland region of southwest Germany. More than 2,500 species and […]

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underground firefighting water tanks

Firefighting tanks installed for a new hospital in Austria

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on May 18, 2020.

The new state-of-the-art hospital specialises in neurological and orthopaedic rehabilitation. As many as 227 patients are looked after in single and double rooms. The extension and conversion work that was completed in September 2019 required firefighting tanks. PORR Bau GmbH, the full service general contractor who was commissioned to do the work, decided to install […]

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Oak View Primary School – Firefighting Water Tank

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on January 22, 2020.

The 52,000-litre Carat XXL firefighting tank range makes its mark for Kier. When it came to finding an underground firefighting water tank big enough for the job there was only one manufacturer main contractor Kier could go to – Graf UK. The sustainable water management specialist, better known for its rainwater harvesting and wastewater treatment […]

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North West Bicester, Oxfordshire

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on June 20, 2019.

Background Ninety one brand new, true zero-carbon homes have been built in Bicester, Oxfordshire, as part of the UK’s first ever eco town, North West Bicester. To reach Code for Sustainable Homes Level Five standards, developers A2Dominion needed to limit each property’s potable water consumption to just 80 litres per person per day. Flooding protection […]

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