Rainwater Harvesting

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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