Tag Archives: The Environmental Protection Group

Key Note Speaker at Australian EcoForum

At the end of October, EPG’s Technical Director, Steve Wilson, will provide a Key Note Paper at the Australian Land and Groundwater Association EcoForum at Gold Coast, Queensland on The Evolving Management of Risks Due to Ground Gas in the … Continue reading

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Integrated SUDS for Bouygues at University of Hertfordshire

EPG has produced a comprehensive sustainable drainage design that integrates the management of surface water run-off from roofs, car parks, access roads, hard landscaping and artificial sports pitches on Phase 1 of a redevelopment of accommodation blocks at the University … Continue reading

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New CIRIA Guidance on Testing and Verification of Gas Protection Systems

Steve Wilson, Technical Director of EPG Ltd, Mick Corban of MEC Consultants, Hugh Mallett and Louise Cox of Burro Happold have co-authored CIRIA Guide C735, which provides good practice guidance on the verification and integrity testing of gas protection systems.

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SUDS designs for Interserve on £18m Northampton Priority Schools Programme

Construction is under way on several new and refurbished schools in Northampton. EPG Ltd was appointed by Interserve’s Leicester office design and build team to review surface water drainage proposals and to offer alternative solutions that provide commercial and sustainability … Continue reading

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Poole – More than a kilometre of gas migration protection up to 10m deep

Vertase FLI is the contamination remediation contractor to Bellway Homes for a 8.75 hectare site at Verity Crescent in Poole, Dorset and has installed over 1100m of a gas cut off system designed by EPG.

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Retrofitted SUDs for Priors Farm Estate, Oakely

Construction is due to start shortly on the first phase of a retrofit SuDS scheme in the Priors Farm Estate, Cheltenham. Landscape architects, Illman Young and EPG were appointed by the Environment Agency to undertake the design of the scheme.  The … Continue reading

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FRA for McAleer & Rushe for Jurys Inn Hotel, Islington

EPG was appointed by McAleer and Rushe to undertake a Flood Risk Assessment for an extension to a Jury’s Inn hotel in Pentonville Road, Islington, London. 

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FRA at 45Ha former Horwich Loco Works site, Lancashire

EPG has produced a Flood Risk Assessment for a 45Ha mixed development in a conservation area that currently incorporates the largest remaining group of Victorian locomotive manufacturing sheds in the UK.

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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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FRA for Birmingham Project

EPG has been appointed to produce a flood risk assessment for the redevelopment of a 1.56 Ha commercial site adjacent to the Birmingham Canal in the Smethwick district of Birmingham.

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