Category Archives: Technical Forum Articles

Commentary and opinion on topical items for debate amongst developers, design practitioners, contractors and the manufacturing and supply fraternity.

Effective Treatment of Stormwater using a Macro Pervious Pavement System MPPS

The prestigious Water Research magazine has published a paper co-authored by Professor Alan Newman of Coventry University, Douglas Aitken and Blanca Antizar-Ladislao of The University of Edinburgh detailing the results of a two-year field monitoring exercise investigating the stormwater quality … Continue reading

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High frequency monitoring for LFG

EPG has recently presented a series of training courses on ground gas investigation and risk assessment for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health.

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Alternative Method Of Gas Risk Assessment For Development Sites

Steve Wilson along with Geoff Card have been working on an alternative method of gas risk assessment for development sites.

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Geocellular Sub-Base Replacement: Best Practice Design

How to avoid potentially costly pitfalls when considering the use of plastic sub-base replacement tanks? TRL have recently published a report, commissioned by the Highways Agency, on a pilot scale trial of reservoir pavements (Chaddock and Nunn, 2010).  One part … Continue reading

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Landfill gas and SPOSH

Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 was introduced by the Environment Act 1995. It came into force on 1 April 2000. Contaminated land is defined in Part 2A as follows:

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