Run-off control in sewage networks

Storage drains with adjustable weirs

Storage drains are stormwater tanks with a linear layout and a circular or rectangular cross-section. They are used for stormwater retention, combined sewage treatment and stormwater settling. Besides storage, these systems also enable settling of some of the particulate matter.

Types of structures

Stormwater retention drains: stormwater retention basins designed as combined or separate systems

Stormwater storage drains: stormwater storage

Storage drains: storage of combined sewage, stormwater overflow basins

Benefits

These systems can be tailored to existing routings and have a small footprint....

Related articles:

Issue 02/2015 An innovative tool to increase tractive stress

Sewage flow accelerator system consisting of interlocking precast blocks

A large number of sewers run through the Düsseldorf city area and convey wastewater and stormwater to several treatment plants. Every sewer is designed for certain hydraulic parameters to prevent...

more
Issue 02/2017 Challenges with respect to surface design

Water-sensitive design of street spaces

The design of urban streets must consider not only their traffic function but also requirements for the drainage of built-up areas. The expected effects of climate change require a “water-sensitive”...

more
Issue 11/2012 Berding Beton GmbH

Egg-shaped pipes for combined sewer

A combined sewer has recently been rebuilt in the German city of Oldenburg. Egg-shaped reinforced-concrete pipes manufactured by Berding Beton GmbH in compliance with the quality guidelines of the FBS...

more
Issue 04/2014

Blue Route Mall – A green guide for responsible urban development

South Africa’s largest sustainable urban drainage system (SUDS) and permeable paving project to date was completed in August 2013 at a new Cape Town shopping center, Blue Route Mall. Located in Tokai...

more
Issue 06/2021 BERDING BETON

Berding Beton stormwater management system prevents flooding

This major project will take some more years to completion: Right in the city center of Oldenburg in Northern Germany, EWE, the regional utility group, plans to develop a completely new urban...

more