Water Technology

The region needs to draw up a plan to conserve water through harnessing its stormwater run-off, says ROBIN APPLEBY*, adding that Polypipe’s innovative approach provides a solution. In an arid region, water is undisputedly a valuable and precious commodity – and it’s in acutely short supply.

An innovative greywater recycling system, designed and installed for the Premier Inn at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE is setting new standards in sustainability and making a positive impact on water scarcity in the Gulf state.

Pressure-reducing valves (PRVs) from Zurn Industries can reduce water consumption by 33 per cent in the average household by merely adjusting the pressure from 100 psi to 50 psi, resulting in reduced resource and sewage treatment and lowering water and sewer bills, according to Universal Building Materials Merchants Company (UBM).

Gatic’s innovative access covers and channel drainage, and Harmer’s leading range in building drainage will be in the spotlight on Alumasc Water Management Solutions’ (AWMS) stand at The Big 5 show in Dubai, UAE, this year.

Advanced Plastic Industries (API), a prime manufacturer of high quality plastic pipes and fittings solutions for the construction industry, anticipates a positive response to its recently launched ApiSilence – the latest addition to its family of brands.

Grease management systems are becoming increasing important in ensuring efficient public sewage systems as well as preventing water pollution, says the UK-based ACO Building Drainage, which specialises in the development of corrosion-resistant drainage systems.