Hepworth Clay releases new one-stop-shop guide for designers and specifiers

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Wavin has launched its new Hepworth Clay specification and design guide to support designers and specifiers in choosing drainage solutions and adhering to the latest legislation and standards.

bpinewsimageguideThe new guide includes advice and tips on designing drainage layout, along with guidance on site access point positioning for future maintenance considerations. Designers and contractors will also be able to use the guide as a reference point for confirming that their plans are structurally satisfactory and for advice on how to ensure the suggested system has adequate hydraulic capacity for proposed and future flows.

The design section of the also gives a first look at the new BS 9295 (just released) standard regarding recycled aggregates for bedding clay pipes, providing tips and advice on how to best take advantage of recycled aggregates to increase sustainability of a project without increasing risk.

bpinewsimagepipegroupPaul Wydell, Hepworth Clay Product Manager  Wavin, said: “The new guide provides much more than product details and installation information – we’ve designed it to be a helpful reference point that will help designers and specifiers transfer designs from the page to the site. It will help you every step of the way from concept to commissioning.”

The guide contains sample texts to help with easier and more accurate specification of clay drainage as well as technical notes on working with difficult site conditions. This helps to reduce reliance on specifications that have been copied from previous drawings and documentation with simple to use specification clauses.

bpinewsimagepipePaul added: “It’s a tool for both those that are familiar with the subject but need to update their reference material and those who are recently qualified engineers who need to build their knowledge and experience quickly and accurately. Essentially, it’s a guide that will protect the reputation of your client, the practice and yourself all rolled in to one.”

To download the guide or request a hardcopy, visit: guide.hepworthclay.co.uk

For more information on Hepworth Clay visit  www.hepworthclay.co.uk or email drainage@hepworth.co.uk

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