Design and Construction Guidance for foul and surface water sewers

CPD | 15 | Beginner
Complete our new e-learning module to get up to date with key changes in the latest mandatory Design and Construction Guidance (DCG) for adoptable foul and surface water sewers that came into effect in April 2020. This guidance is for use by developers when planning, designing and constructing foul and surface water drainage systems intended for adoption under a section 104 agreement.

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Introduction

Complete our new e-learning module to get up to date with key changes in the latest mandatory Design and Construction Guidance (DCG) for adoptable foul and surface water sewers that came into effect in April 2020. This guidance is for use by developers when planning, designing and constructing foul and surface water drainage systems intended for adoption under a section 104 agreement.

This training module will get you up to date with key changes in the latest mandatory Design and Construction Guidance (DCG) for adoptable foul and surface water sewers that came into effect in April 2020. This guidance is for use by developers when planning, designing and constructing foul and surface water drainage systems intended for adoption under a section 104 agreement.

Chapters:

Chapter 1 - pipes

This chapter will cover how the new Design and Construction Guidance applies to pipes and their use as part of foul and surface water drainage systems intended for adoption under a section 104 agreement.

Chapter 2 – Inspection chambers

There are also some changes affecting inspection chambers which are highlighted in this chapter. These changes regarding specification are small but important.

Chapter 3 – surface water

The changes to surface water are some of the most significant changes in the new code. Chapter 3 explains what these changes are and their implications for adoption of surface water components by WASCs.

Chapter 4 – Geo cellular tanks

As part of the new code geo-cellular tanks are now included as adoptable assets. This chapter discusses the key requirements and the six criteria that a developer will need to comply with in order for it to be adopted by the water company.

Chapter 5 – links

In this chapter you will find some useful links to find further information on the new code.

Assessment

Complete the assessment to check your understanding of the content covered in this module

Author

Martin Lambley

Martin Lambley is Wavin's Product Manager for Foul, Utilities and Water Management. Martin joined the team in November 2015, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge.

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