Water Management Solutions

Water Management Solutions for Commercial and Public Buildings

The concept of sustainable water management is a major driver in the UK construction industry. Extreme rainfall events, driven by climate change, are becoming ever more frequent and as space becomes even more limited in the urban environment, we need to look to more sustainable ways of managing the flow of rainwater.


By using Polypipe water management and source control systems for roofs and podiums, in conjunction with trusted Terrain drainage systems, building services designers can utilise these areas to integrate effective water management at source and control the flow of water at a designated rate into the underground drainage system.

In addition, Polypipe Rainstream, offers a range of highly effective above and below ground solutions for the filtration, storage and re-use of rainwater in commercial applications.


Our systems have been designed to help conserve one of our most precious resources and also help clients, architects, public health engineers, mechanical contractors, installers and householders conform to numerous environmental and legislative standards.


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  • The Benefits of Plastics

    Why use plastic above ground plumbing? Plastic plumbing components offer a wide range of advantages compared to traditional materials such as copper.

  • Surface Water Capture

    As rain falls on hard standing areas, it will flow with the gradient of the landscape, downhill to a point where it can be captured. This is known as the catchment area.   Sites hav

  • Surface Water Treatment Systems

    Run-off from both urban and greenfield sites can contain many forms of diffused pollution, including sediment, oils, metals, fertilizer, pesticides and domestic and industrial rubbish. All can

  • Surface Water Attenuation

    Attenuation is the process of storing and slowly releasing surface water run-off, and is one of the key features of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).

  • Surface Water Infiltration & Soakaway

    Where ground conditions are suitable, sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) can be used to manage and promote soakaway applications, which allow surface water to infiltrate into the ground, repl

  • Source Control

    Source control techniques manage increased surface water discharge from developed sites, as close to the source as possible, minimising the volume of surface water discharge from a site. The c

  • Surface Water Management

    Surface water management involves dealing with potential flooding from sewers, drains and groundwater and the run-off from land, watercourses and ditches that can follow from heavy rainfall.

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    Flood Alleviation

    Flood alleviation is a planning requirement for all developments and must link in to the lead local flood authority's overall regional flood protection plan.